This meme about sums it up. The world isn’t getting worse. It’s always been cursed. The church was supposed to be a light to the world. They still are to some degree, but even man can corrupt that too.
Life is not hard. The ways of the world are. To put it in proper perspective anyway.
Anybody who walks in the Divine light is the Light of the world. Don’t expect the world to respond well to the light.