If we live long enough, we are going to get whacked around.
We will limp as we carry our crosses, we will have pain that is either emotional or physical, that lingers constantly. We will have days when we drag ourselves up and stumble along to the end, hanging on for dear life.
So perhaps today we can step back, be quiet and relish that special relationship we have with the God who loves us. Like Peter, we can step back, stay awake and say "Lord, it is well that we are here..."