You may have had the opportunity to be around people who even when they are facing challenges can find something positive to focus on. They see the pearl that can develop from the irritant and the growth that can result from the trial. In addition, the positive and encouraging words an individual hears while going through his or her own personal difficulties can help to lift the individual up; bringing joy to their heart.
And above all else, when we dwell on the reality that God has the solution to all of our problems and that His goodness and solutions are universal and encompasses everyone, this helps to solidify the joy in our hearts and gives us the ability to face every day in confidence.
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