“Life is pain. Anyone who says differently is selling something.” – The Princess Bride
I wonder if, perhaps, you have ever felt that way.
My guess is that you have – and especially if you’ve suffered.
And perhaps you’ve also noticed – when we’re in that desperate place – that we tend to start believing very dark and hopeless things like:
“Nothing will ever change.”
“The other shoe is bound to drop.”
“There’s no-one you can trust.”
“In the end, it all goes wrong.”
And yet … and yet …
On those days when we areable to hold onto our hope,
Perhaps we can believe there still is beauty in the world.
We see it in a sunrise. In a snowy winter scene.
When we smell fresh roasted coffee.
When we hear a favourite song.
It’s true that pain and sorrow can keep us trapped inside, when the…
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