Is life only a lesson if it hurts?

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From my blogs you can clearly tell I LOVE Dermot Kennedy as a musician. I just think his lyrics are so fabulously honest and relatable. But really is life only a lesson if it hurts? You can learn a bit from heartache and pain but I suppose you can learn from joy being a teacher too. But I feel that my joy teachers has been absent for a few long years.