I felt like this piece from Clare Coffey about hope in the face of despair was very good, and I think you will, too:

It is very possible that anxiety distorts perception of the world. It is also possible that the world is simply that bad, and the anxious are simply attuned to the facts.

The good news is that it doesn’t matter. God deals out vengeance; God provides the harvest. God asks nothing from us either in the past or the future, only now.


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Posted by Matthew Loftus

Matthew Loftus teaches and practices Family Medicine in Baltimore and East Africa. His work has been featured in Christianity Today, Comment, & First Things and he is a regular contributor for Christ and Pop Culture. You can learn more about his work and writing at www.MatthewAndMaggie.org