Pain and suffering are often the most fertile grounds for beauty to grow. Seeds planted in a pile of… well, shit. Of course, when you’re buried under it, there’s no beauty to be found.
"This being human is a guest house. Every morning, a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all." - Rumi
"In a dark time, the eye begins to see." - Theodore Roethke