After the storm comes the calm, and God who puts to death and raises to life, makes joy follow affliction and the effects of His power fulfill hopes based on His goodness (VI:140).
Even if you are ridiculed for being different from ordinary people, bless God for giving you the means of bringing down pride and trampling it underfoot (VI:130).
Is it not better to edify those persons by your modesty than by hiding under a piece of fabric for want of humility (VI:130).
Your patience will be crowned and your pains changed into eternal delights (VI:117).
Since God is all good and all wise, He will turn everything to a greater good (VI:113).
Not every tree that is planted thrives, and not all the crops sown by the farmer produce (VI:81).