If you can just keep reminding yourself that you're not in control here, you'll probably make it through. Those powerless folks out there, the homeless, the hungry, the disenfranchised- they're the ones. Jesus said to sell everything and give the money to the poor. It seems that the ones who don't want to be reminded of that are, for the most part, the ones who count themselves as Christians.
Oh, I don't mean to pick on them. We all do the best we can.
Play your music for fun, for joy. Yours and theirs. Paint that canvas, write that play. Do it with passion and with love.
Run for office. Run and win. Then end war, feed the hungry, fix the bridges, clean up the planet. Oh, wait! The other guys don't like that, you say? Well, then you're a shoo in, right?
Invent, create, discover. It's all love, see? We're all in it together. Make that your mantra. Well, let's make that our mantra. I really love you.