Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the burden: it is easier to say my tooth is aching than to say my heart is broken.
If God is love, evil is the absence of God. Every bad addiction, every evil thought about others or ourselves is coming from a lack of love. God isn't in that part of your life. 1 John But anyone who does not love does not know God, for God is love.