When I get hit by an especially discouraging trial, my two fleshly instincts are, "Oh, no! and "Now what am I going to do?!" Depending on how long I allow my mind to chew on these thoughts, I can really get worked up and feel totally hopeless and overwhelmed.
Yet as God's child, I am not to grieve as those who have no hope. (1 Thess. 4:13) Click here to read more.