You know complaining is completely counterproductive, but how do you follow the command to be joyful, even when you're really hurting?
In one sentence: "Jesus is far superior to everything that I have."
Philippians 3:8-10 (ESV)
Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which comes through faith in Christ, the righteousness from God that depends on faith— that I may know him and the power of his resurrection, and may share his sufferings, becoming like him in his death...