“Pain is a pesky part of being human,
I've learned it feels like a stab wound to the heart,
something I wish we could all do without, in our lives here.
Pain is a sudden hurt that can't be escaped.
But then I have also learned that because of pain,
I can feel the beauty, tenderness, and freedom of healing.
Pain feels like a fast stab wound to the heart.
But then healing feels like the wind against your face
when you are spreading your wings and flying through the air!
We may not have wings growing out of our backs,
but healing is the closest thing that will give us that wind against our faces.”
― C. Joybell