Suffering can be so hard for us. The pain—whether physical, emotional, relational, or spiritual—can become heart- and life-dominating. It will greet you in the morning, nag you throughout the day, and pull the last groan out of you before you fitfully sleep, assuming you can sleep at all.
All this pain tempts you to spend too much time and energy wishing for what once was and craving what others have that you’ve lost.
It’s as if life has winners and losers, and...