Come and See: The Journey with God in a Traumatic World What do you do when facing trauma? The prophet Isaiah and his people were utterly destroyed by the Babylonian Empire. The Babylonians then forced the Jews in exile throughout their Empire. Jesus and his people were humiliated by the Roman Empire. What do you do in the face of such national and personal trauma? You mourn. You move through the trauma. You carry the scars with you. And then you be a light in a world that is full of trauma.