When you’re expecting God to calm or heal or encourage through you, it’s hard to trudge through the day with your head down.

“‘Lord, make me an instrument of Your peace.' [W]hen I pray [t]his prayer . . . my melancholy is dispelled, my self-pity comes to an end. . . .” Alan Paton

“Wait expectantly for the Lord. . . .” Psalm 27:14