Let’s talk trials.

Yeah, I mean those hard times that seem to be weighing down on you like bricks, laid one after another on your back until you feel you’re about to be completely crushed. Trials is often accompanied by the word tribulations, a fancy and almost poetic word that means “grievous trouble; severe trial or suffering”.

We could spend all day (and probably all night, and forget about the rest of the week) sharing our problems with each other, and complaining back and forth, wondering ‘why me?’, but let’s be honest folks; the only reason you listen to other people vent is because you know you’ll get your turn to unload.

I’m not trying to be a downer on anyone, but I’m trying to make a point. Trials and tribulations (in our day to day lives, often referred to as bills, issues at work, family troubles, etc), are a part of our life, and sometimes, it can feel like you’re going to be overwhelmed.

Fear not, brothers and sisters; for ours is just a small part of the big picture. Continue reading