When things are going well and someone says he has trust in G-d, this is not sufficient evidence that he has truly internalized that attribute. The real test comes when difficult situations arise. Then his behavior will manifest his trust (or lack of it) in the Almighty.
Today, when something goes "wrong," recite to yourself: "There are no accidents in the world. Whatever the Almighty does is for my ultimate good."
(see Chazon Ish; Emunah u'Bitochon, 2:2, 5; Gateway to Happiness,
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