I am always amazed at how when a praise report is arising on one side of the spectrum of family and close friends, an overcast of hardship arises on the other side. However, it is best to follow in guidance of God's Word:
"Have the roots [of your being] firmly and deeply planted [in Christ Jesus] -- fixed and founded in Him -- being continually built-up in Him, becoming increasingly more confirmed and established in the faith, just as you were taught, and abounding and overflowing in it with thanksgiving.", Colossians 2:7.
"I [Jesus], have told you these things so that in Me you may have perfect peace and confidence. In the world you have tribulation and trials and distress and frustration; but be of good cheer -- take courage, be confident, certain, undaunted -- for I have overcome the world. "... John 16:33
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