With so many problems to confront, it is easy to let our power and control be dictated by such concerns. That’s not how we want to live. I know when I let myself be controlled by circumstances, things get out of hand very quickly.
There is a loving, joyous energy that abundantly exists around us at all times. Even in the worst of possible times, light shines. If you are unfamiliar with the story in Viktor Frankl's book, Man’s Search for Meaning, it is an excellent way to see how our personal issues pale in comparison to those of others.