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Some reflections on living with pain...

Perhaps on this day we should reflect on the ability to feel pain...is it a blessing or a curse?



There is a rare sensory disorder known as Congenital Insensitivity to Pain.  Those who are afflicted never experience pain.  Therefore, they do not get a "warning bell" like the rest of us to when something is wrong.  They may have no indication that something is seriously wrong, perhaps until it is too late.

The pain experience is one of those things on life's journey that is unpleasant-but without it life would certainly not be the same.  Many of our negative experiences have positive counterparts and because of that, we appreciate the positives much more.  For instance, how could those who never know sorry truly know joy? Could someone who never knows hunger understand satiety?

I cannot answer as to whether or not pain is a blessing or a curse for anyone else but myself. If I had to tell you my own thoughts right now, I would say that it is a little bit of both!

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