The best thing I read this week was this gripping and beautifully written story about a building engineer who, in 2013, fell five stories from a church attic, shattered half the bones in his body, and somehow managed to survive.

But that was just the beginning of an arduous journey living with constant pain, relearning how to walk, and overcoming opioid addiction.

It’s not an easy article to read but it provides some valuable perspective: suddenly, my problems don’t seem quite so bad.