Until God opens the next door, praise him in the hallway. I think this quote is just a cliche and doesn't mean much to anyone until they find themselves in a hallway and see how difficult it can be to trust and praise God in times of waiting.
The Heart wants what it wants. There's no logic to it. You meet someone, you fall in love and there's no turning back . "Your Heart knows things your mind can't explain" . "The mind replays what the Heart can't delete.
"The true mark of maturity is when somebody hurts you and you try to understand their situation instead of trying to hurt them back." // (I don't want to label what "the true mark of maturity" is, but this idea of empathy vs revenge is important to me.
forget the stress, remember the blessings! Want to de-stress? Keep your focus on YHWH and His Word - not on your giants! Praise YHWH, and thank Him for all your blessings. Pray and help others who are also embattled.
"Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny." Move past your hardships and prepare for the good things that come afterwards. Don't let your hardships jade you or blind you to the greatness that life is offering.