I confess that I at times read the end of a book before I read the beginning. Doing so allows me to know which characters live and which don't. When I know how it will end, I'm able to relax and thoroughly appreciate and enjoy the story and it's characters.  When the trials of life seem more daunting than your strength, let the Lord show you the end of the story when you will be in His presence forever! For hope today, remember the end of the story-eternity with God.