We've tasted the bitterness of family sorrows, of strained relationships, of financial ruin. We know what it is to suffer under the pain of sin's consequence.
We've tasted the sweetness of full assurance in Christ, of knowing that heaven awaits, of sensing the peace that passes understanding and the joy that never ends.
James Smith, a Puritan writer, says it so much better than I ever could. Go here and read!
And may God bless you on your journey today.