If you avoid all of life's abrasions, you will never be polished enough to shine. Richelle E. Goodrich
The acid test of our faith in the promises of God is never found in the easy-going, comfortable ways of life, but in the great emergencies, the times of storm and of stress, the days of adversity, when all human aid fails. Ethel Bell
God knows our situation; He will not judge us as if we had no difficulties to overcome. What matters is the sincerity and perseverance of our will to overcome them. C.S. Lewis
It's a promise, ladies. That's a God given source of encouragement for the dark days!