Then we get to Mary who believed that what the Lord said to her would be accomplished, even as she entered into the shame of being an unwed mother and a life of promised heartache.
Then we have Anna who lost her husband young. She didn’t roll over on life but became a prophetess and prayed and fasted night and day for over a half century.
Life doesn’t always turn out the way you desire or hope for. Singleness is not often chosen. Nor is barrenness. Or a strained marriage. Or difficult children. Or dreams unfulfilled. But these women show us to always trust because His goodness will carry us.