Day: May 10, 2018

Journey to the Centre of Pain

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PAIN CAN BE A BLESSING IN DISGUISE. There. I said it. When it comes to pain, it isn’t merely the cloud with a silver lining; it can have a golden one too. Some of you may say: “How cruel of you to say that! You’ve obviously never had to deal with serious pain in your life. You are disrespecting all those who are in agony with serious illness”. I fully understand you saying that. But I want to put a different spin on pain which takes one out of the victim frame into the victor one. Thus, this is a message of encouragement for all those who have the gift of pain. “Gift of pain? Are you a friggin’ sadist?” come the cries from the wings of this theatre of life. No. I’m not a sadist. I’m an “aid-ist” wanting to help. So… Read the rest of this entry »