2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters,[a] whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. 4 Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.
Choosing to grow from our difficult experiences.
15 Be very careful, then, how you live —not as unwise but as wise, 16 making the most of every opportunity, (for doing good) because the days are evil.
Choosing to take the opportunity to live purposefully.
Another great example of resiliency....