With all that has been going on in the world lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about the light in the gloom. The silver lining is a more common way to put it, but light in the gloom seems more fitting to me as a follower of Jesus.
Late in the summer ragweed fills the air with pollen from oodles of tiny flowers. Many who think they harbor allergies to goldenrod are instead allergic to ragweed. Both bloom at the same time, but goldenrod is pollinated by insects and so does not disperse its pollen. A tincture of ragweed leaves is thought by some to help fight this allergic reaction.