Rabbi Moshe of Kobrin used to say, "When a person suffers, he shouldn't say that things are bad. Rather, he should say that the situation is bitter. The Almighty does nothing bad. Just as medicine is beneficial, although it might be bitter, so too events are always beneficial even if they are bitter."
(Ohr Yeshorim, p.57; Rabbi Pliskin's Gateway to Happiness, p.235)
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