Life is a journey through great blessings and at times, painful trials. We may be facing the loss of a loved one, a life-threatening disease, or a serious financial crisis. The trials may be building. They can catch us by surprise. When the trials do come, they can quickly overwhelm us while raising countless questions. Why do we suffer? How do we deal with the anxious moments? What is God's purpose in all this pain? How do I emerge from this? Is it possible to have joy and hope, even in the middle of these long and difficult trials?