John 16:33 in the NIV says, "I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world".
Read today's headlines? Don't look there for encouragement. To paraphrase, Jesus basically said, "Calm down. Stuff is going to happen. But don't let it get to you. I'm bigger than all of it!" Ask the Lord to help you see things the way He does--perspective is everything!