"pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our consciences, but shouts in our pain. it is His megaphone to rouse a deaf world."
life is not just about us - - we need to look at our circumstances through spiritual eyes and then seek God on how He wants to use this part of our journey for His glory. pain has a way of either making us totally self-centered, or taking us out of our self and freeing us to share and administer the only healing there is for the human soul - God's healing.
"think on those things that are true, honest, just, pure, lovely and of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things."
"mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. the frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the burden. it is easier to say, my tooth is aching than to say my heart is broken."
The Problem of Pain - - CS Lewis
learn to think of yourself in a healthy way and then and live beyond yourself.