The heartache our young people today suffer is much more up close and personal. I know, for a fact, my young adults have lost more friends from high school on than I have at 58. Unfortunately this is the time they live in.
Jesus said: "Fear not for these things must come to pass. . ." The days are evil and full of heartache. It's part of life.
I hang on the serenity prayer to get me through those things I cannot control:
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change
The courage to change the things I can
And the wisdom to know the difference.
The only thing we can really control is how we react to the inevitability of life. There is a time to be born and a time to die. This is simply the cycle of life.
It is in our strength we can make a difference to those, living, breathing and needing hope. Only God can control the rest. For is I trust God as I say I do, I also must accept His will in the lives of others.
Fantasizing the freedom to accept God's will and move forward with hope and strength.