Are you trusting in your circumstances? Is it easy for you to trust God and talk to Him when things are going well and you are feeling blessed, but He seems distant at other times when life it hard? This is something I struggle with. I think Hannah’s prayer is a helpful one. She went through a period of great anguish and heartache in not being able to bear children (see 1 Sam 1 – particularly verses 10 and 11). Her prayer in chapter 2 is a meditation of the character of God. As you read it note what it declares about God. For instance in v2 He is holy, in v3 He is a God of knowledge, etc. Let this prayer of Hannah’s be an encouragement to you, no matter what your present circumstances, to trust in the God of our salvation.
And Hannah prayed and said,
“My heart exults in the Lord;
my strength is exalted in the Lord.
My mouth derides my enemies,
because I rejoice in your salvation.
2 “There is none holy like the Lord;
there is none besides […]