You are not alone; God has not abandoned you. In fact, we are all surrounded by a cloud of witnesses who all wish to hold us up and give us strength and encouragement. Even now Even now. This sermon was preached at Trinity Episcopal Church in Warsaw, NY on August 18, 2019 by the Rev. Sare Liz Anuszkiewicz. The sermon was based on the following readings: Jeremiah 23:23-29, Psalm 82, Hebrews 11:29-12:2, and Luke 12:49-56.