Yes, things may indeed seem gloomy. But, above it all, the SON is still shining.
“What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee.” Psalm 56:3
Despite the grim circumstances of its birth, rain gently refreshes everyone it touches, bringing healing, hope, and the new life of spring.
“Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.”-Isaiah 41:10
Joy is a treasure that we must choose to protect and nurture. Its enemies are many.