Strive for an enlightened response to news

When bombshell headlines in the news come fast and furious, and leave us feeling helpless, angry, and confused, what’s our response? These past few years, as politics in the United States have heated up, tempers have flared and accusations have multiplied. Caught up in the drama, I found myself engaging in arguments on social media and in heated face-to-face discussions with friends.

Exhausted from all the turmoil, I longed for a sense of peace and a better understanding of how to deal with news reports. My prayers led me to revisit the story of Job, where I found parallels, fresh inspiration, and a greater sense of peace. 

Job faced incredibly tough challenges when he was confronted with a series of devastating reports about his health, his family, and his life in general. Then some of his friends got together to discuss, argue, find fault, and point fingers.

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