Without it, change is not likely to endure.
Pain can be voluntary or involuntary.
Inflicted on others or oneself.
Pain is necessary.
The worth of pain is joy.
Joy is not always realized when the timing suits us.
Joy has no purpose or use. It comes to us with time.
Joy can only be appreciated after pain. They are forever tied one to the other.
War originates from some sort of pain.
The outcome of war is peace.
Peace brings joy.
Only through pain, war, peace and joy is that we know that we are alive, the rest of the time, time simply goes by, which does not necessarily amount to living.