Our house in Edmond won’t sell = two house payments every month
Alice isn’t happy with her job in Tulsa
The Fonz (Alice’s car) just required a new transmission
The Fonz (Alice’s car) just required a new radiator
The Fonz (Alice’s car) just required new brakes
Shane’s car needs service (but we are now too scared and too broke to take it in…)
We had to replace our garage door opener yesterday
One of the new garage door opener remotes won’t work today
My aunt has cancer
Some friends of ours in OKC are separated and close to divorce
OSU choked against A&M in overtime
We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed. 2 Cor 4:8-9
Hard pressed, perplexed, discouraged? Yes.
Crushed, despaired, feeling abandoned, destroyed?