Our modern times confront us with many issues which touch our lives at every level. On the one hand, regional conflicts and terrorism with both global economic and political crises loom on the horizon. On the other hand, our communities struggle with a plethora of social issues including family disruption, juvenile crime, and corrupt officials. How to Thrive in Trying Times presents a profound message of hope pointing to the key elements necessary to regain focus and joy. Dr. Francis draws from the 'real life' examples of 'faith giants' and clearly illustrates the proven principles that sustained them through adversity to inspire her readers. If you find yourself struggling with a grim view of your future, then take the journey and learn How to Thrive in Trying Times.