Accept everything that will happen to you, and persevere in your sorrow, and have patience in your humiliation.

[Sirach 2]
{2:1} Son, when you apply yourself to the service of God, stand in justice and in fear, and prepare your soul for temptation.
{2:2} Humble your heart, and persevere. Incline your ear, and accept words of understanding. And you should not hurry away in the time of distress.
{2:3} Endure steadfastly for God. Join yourself to God, and persevere, so that your life may increase in the very end.
{2:4} Accept everything that will happen to you, and persevere in your sorrow, and have patience in your humiliation.
{2:5} For gold and silver are tested in fire, yet truly, acceptable men are tested in the furnace of humiliation.
{2:6} Believe God, and he will restore you to health. And straighten your way, and hope in him. Observe his fear, and grow old in it.
{2:7} You who fear the Lord, wait for his mercy. And do not turn away from him, lest you fall.
{2:8} You who fear the Lord, believe in him. And your reward will not be taken away.
{2:9} You who fear the Lord, hope in him. And mercy will approach you, to your delight.
{2:10} You who fear the Lord, love him. And your hearts will be illuminated.
{2:11} My sons, consider the nations of men, and know that not one of them hoped in the Lord and was confounded.
{2:12} For who has remained in his commandment and been abandoned? Or who has called upon him, and yet he despised him?
{2:13} For God is upright and merciful, and he will forgive sins in the day of tribulation. And he is the Protector to all those who seek him in truth.
{2:14} Woe to the duplicitous heart, and to the wicked lips, and to the hands that do evil, and to the sinner who walks the earth by two ways!
{2:15} Woe to the dissolute in heart, who do not trust God! For, as a result, they will not be protected by him.
{2:16} Woe to those who have lost endurance, and who have abandoned upright ways, and who have turned aside to depraved ways!
{2:17} And what will they do when the Lord begins to examine them?
{2:18} Those who fear the Lord will not be unbelieving toward his Word. And those who love him will keep to his way.
{2:19} Those who fear the Lord will seek the things that are well-pleasing to him. And those who love him will be filled with his law.
{2:20} Those who fear the Lord will prepare their hearts, and they will sanctify their souls in his sight.
{2:21} Those who fear the Lord keep his commandments, and they will have patience even until his examination,
{2:22} saying: “If we do not do penance, then we will fall into the hands of the Lord, and not into the hands of men.”
{2:23} For according to his greatness, so also is his mercy with him.