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When life seems to be unbearable and beyond hope, in his mercy God gives us the strength and endurance to carry on.

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Transformation in the Midst of Suffering

Transformation in the Midst of Suffering

How pain and heartache can actually strengthen your faith

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Necessary Heat

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Why we have to suffer for the right dreams
Mourning the End of My Marriage

Mourning the End of My Marriage Subscriber access only

Is it okay to grieve the dreams you'll never realize?
Spiritual Whitespace

Spiritual Whitespace

5 ways to listen to God's voice in everyday stress
Trading a Plain Faith for Truth

Trading a Plain Faith for Truth Subscriber access only

How one Amish couple found Jesus in the midst of tragic loss
Lessons from a Talking Donkey

Lessons from a Talking Donkey

Balaam, blessing, and the importance of being obedient

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Our editors have compiled the best on Tough Times topics from the archives. Here you'll find fresh, relevant, and honest articles that makes Today's Christian Woman a mentor to thousands of women.

When God Doesn't Answer

Life's deep nails of pain have brought me closer to God—but they still hurt.
Why This?
Faith can survive--and even be strengthened--when we suffer. Renee James shares her personal story of learning from God through a journey of grief.

God of Questions

Why This?
When life doesn't make sense, we can come to God with our honest questions.
After the Burn

After the Burn

Why This?
Like a prairie fire, God can use painful circumstances to spur on fresh growth in our spiritual lives.
The Beauty of Weakness

The Beauty of Weakness

Spiritual growth seldom happens on the platform of our strength.
Why This?
Author Mary E. DeMuth, a survivor of childhood abuse, explores how God can use our pain and weakness to show us his power and love.
Why Are We Afraid?

Why Are We Afraid?

Facing fear with faith
Why This?
There are countless reasons to worry, feel anxious, panic, and fear. Author Max Lucado explains how we can trust God in the face of life's dangers.

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Prayer

Prayer

A two-way connection and interaction between us and God. Prayer helps us understand where God is working and how we can come alongside him in his work.
Spiritual Formation

Spiritual Formation

Focus and refocus your priorities, character, soul, life, and thoughts on discovering the heart of God and then pursue his heart with fervor. In this way the Holy Spirit sets to work through us, granting us power and strength to do those things we cannot possibly do in our own power and strength.
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