Holy God, there are times in my life that are very much like wilderness. Times when I am unsure where to go; times when I am challenged and wonder about the future; times when I feel alone. God, You are always with me. Today, I am especially grateful that You are with me when things are tough. Please help me to recognize Your constant presence and care. May Your life-giving love bring me peace and joy. Strengthen me to reflect on Your role in my life throughout this day. Amen.