Throughout our history, we find various trials of faith, patience,
strength, and willpower. The finest steel also must be fashioned in the
same way. Heating and blending the basic elements of iron and carbon
to forge something stronger than its natural state. It has been referred to
as the refiner’s fire in scripture and whether it be applied to metal or
mentality the result is the same. That which survives is made stronger
through the process.