We are all wounded by suffering, even if we only hear about it or see it in a distance.
Charles Spurgeon for most of his life nursed deep wounds and struggled to cope with a myriad of emotional and physical maladies. Spurgeon lived in the spotlight and the shadow.
“I, the preacher of this hour, beg to bear my witness that the worst days I have ever had have turned out to be my best days, and when God has seemed most cruel to me, he has then been most kind. If there is anything in this world for which I would bless him more than for anything else, it is for pain and affliction.