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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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The Real Happiness Project

The Real Happiness Project Subscriber access only

Embracing suffering as a pathway to a resurrection-powered life
The Art of Loving Unlovable People

The Art of Loving Unlovable People

12 steps to help you deal with difficult people
An Embarrassment of Riches

An Embarrassment of Riches Subscriber access only

What going broke taught me about real wealth
If Love Runs Out

If Love Runs Out

Seeing my worth after my husband left
Trafficked in Suburbia: One Victim's Testimony

Trafficked in Suburbia: One Victim's Testimony Subscriber access only

A suburban teen was sold for sex by her own father until her high school basketball coach rescued her.

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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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