(US Renewal) -- As 2014 comes to an end, an interesting display of journalistic optimism is in the air. According to many sources, "Happy Days Are Here Again."
On a personal level, I agree that hope is vital to life. As followers of Christ, we should always be focusing on the "half full cup" of blessings that God has given us instead of the half empty mug of disappointments because "we can do all things through Christ" and "the future is as bright as the promises of God."
Yes, from an eternal perspective, the blessing of knowing Jesus far outweighs the daily pains of human existence.
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But I believe there is a reason for the current global giddiness, and, in truth, another reality lies ahead.
We are simply experiencing the calm before the storm.