"In each journey of your life you must be where you are. You may only be passing through on your way to somewhere else seemingly more important – nevertheless, there is purpose in where you are right now." (Rabbi Tzvi Freeman)
Oops, I saw this when in Seattle but forgot to publish it. This is just as true here in Winnipeg- God must have some purpose for keeping us here in exile still. I must have faith that, no matter how unpleasant being in exile is, it is part of God's plan.