"If only my anguish could be weighed and all my misery be placed on the scales. It would surely
It is not easy for any of us to entertain the proposition that another person's ordeal is worse than our own. Despite the plain evidence of whole populations that are worse off than me, their trials do not compare with my tooth-ache or the chronic stand-off between me and the folk next door. "Nobody knows the trouble I see; nobody knows my sorrow." It takes a miracle of grace to a person off their own hands and into the experience of others.