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"It is well with my soul" This hymn was written after several traumatic events in Spafford’s life. The first was the death of his only son in 1871 at the age of 4, shortly followed by the great Chicago Fire which ruined him financially...then while his family was crossing the Atlantic, the ship they were on sank rapidly after a collision with a sea vessel, the Loch Earn, and all four of Spafford's daughters died. Shortly thereafter on ship passing the spot. Spafford wrote the words of this…

All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him. ~ Buddha