The Joy of Pain and Toil


As usual, I am thinking about pain and my patients today.  Since it is the week of Easter I thought I would look for some inspiration in the scripture.  This is what I found:

Psalm 90: 9-10

All our days pass away under your wrath; we finish our years with a moan. Our days may come to seventy years, or eighty, if our strength endures; yet the best of them are but trouble and sorrow, for they quickly pass, and we fly away.

A bit grim…

However, I think there is actually a message of hope here for people suffering from chronic pain.  Continue reading