Yet, what about those times when the pain we’re experiencing has blown way beyond anything we’ve ever experienced before? What about those times when the pain is agonizingly unbearable and the resources that we have to deal with it just aren’t there to do that? What about the times when we’re drowning in a level of pain that has engulfed every resource and has therefore engulfed any hope that we have. What about those times? Even in those kinds of moments there are some practical and quite effective things that we can do to deal with our pain.