It is difficult to understand other people unless we know about their history. Why he had to go through so much pain is, as well, difficult to understand, but that is what shaped his personality and ability to interact with others.
Once I started noticing more carefully those strange feelings of inner connectedness I needed to confirm them, but my skepticism didn’t allow me to believe in my own perceptions. So, I asked signs to the Universe. Here was the first sign and how it interacted with that doubtful mind.