"Blessings don't always come in the sunshine, sometimes they come with the rain."
I thought it very fitting with all the difficult things happening around me, to those that I love. What a good reminder.
"And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose."
For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it. Therefore, lift your drooping hands and strengthen your weak knees, and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be put out of joint but rather be healed. Strive for peace with everyone, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord. See to it that no one fails to obtain the grace of God; that no “root of bitterness” springs up and causes trouble, and by it many become defiled;