The prophet Daniel was given a clear look at the future, and what he saw terrified him. Made him physically sick, actually. Terrible times were ahead. Then, as he shrank back in dread of what was coming, a messenger came from God, saying, “Don’t be afraid. You are very precious to God.”
Don’t be afraid, child of God. Those words are for you, too. Jesus said them to all who believe in Him: “The Father loves you dearly” (John 16:27). Whatever is ahead, His love holds you through every step of your journey. You’re not alone, not just a pinpoint in the universe. You are precious to the One who holds the future.