THE BATTLE TO RAISE MINIMUM WAGE CONTINUES ON THE HILL! ONE SIDE BLAMES THE OTHER SIDE FOR DRAGGING THEIR HEELS. MEANWHILE, THE AMERICANS CONTINUE TO “STRUGGLE” TO MAKE ENDS MEET. THE CULMINATING STRESS GENERATED FROM WORK, FAMILY LIFE, SCHOOL, HIGH PRICES AND THE GENERAL ECONOMY IS ENOUGH TO PUT ANYONE IN BAD MOOD. IN THE MIST OF THIS TURMOIL THERE IS HOPE! THE HOPE IS IN THE LORD ALMIGHTY: Isaiah 40:31 – But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew [their] strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; [and] they shall walk, and not faint.