Putting Our Sufferings Into Perspective

Look often with your inward eyes on Christ Jesus, crucified, naked, blasphemed, slandered, forsaken and overwhelmed by every kind of weariness, sorrow and labor. Remember that your sufferings are not comparable to His either in quality or quantity and that you can never suffer for His sake anything equal to what he suffered for you.

(From Introduction to the Devout Life by St. Frances de Sales)