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The experience of disappointment is universal, but some disappointments can be so life-dominating that they affect every aspect of the way we live. No one expects a cancer diagnosis at twenty-nine, or the birth of a disabled child, or a spouse’s infidelity. What does Scripture say about these deeper and most personal disappointments? Midgley considers the roots of disappointment and charts a biblical path forward with some unexpected help from 1 Corinthians 7.