“Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and there are many who go in by it.
“Because narrow is the gate and Difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it.” Jesus teaches in Matthew 7:13-14 (NKJV).
“In the way of righteousness is life, and in its pathway there is no death.” Proverbs 12:28.
Don’t give up when Life is tough, rather, expect toughness. Victoria Osteen said on TBN when she starts to get down, she changes her thinking; I pop in a Worship CD.
“My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, (producing patience)” James 1:1. It definitely helps to have a sense of humor and a friend.