This Too Shall Last offers an antidote to the Western and Christian idolatry of ease. For anyone who suffers or cares about someone who suffers, it points to a surprising comfort, beauty, and joy available in the midst of hard times. Ten years ago, chronic illness plunged therapist and writer K.J. Ramsey directly into the faith-suffering paradox. Before her illness, faith made sense. But after pain's intrusive debut, K.J. had to find a way across a widening canyon that seemed to separate God's goodness from her excruciating circumstances. In these pages, she shares what she discovered: a new place and source of surprising joy.