In the cold.
With no explanation.
What am I supposed to do?
Where am I supposed to go?
But alas, as Aesop wrote in his fables, “united we stand and divided we fall”.
In addition, “We are hard pressed on every side, yet not crushed; we are perplexed but not in despair; persecuted but not forsaken; struck down but not destroyed”.
And more importantly as Avva John the Short taught, “It is by warfare that the soul makes progress.”