To erect the direct vision of GOD, the destruction of GOD's Knowledge must be destroyed. This was what the menace of the Messiah did.
There is war on the outside and war everywhere else but the war from within is the greatest of all.
This turbulent wind prepares me, this brokenness builds me, this evil shows me to be good, this anger pacifies me, all these downsides keep my eyes upward to GOD. These desolate places show me the value of HIS resolute grace.
All that he has allowed is for a place in HIS Will to be hungered for, to be thirsted-for, to be longed for. All that has been is for GOD to be shown and revealed