The Chofeitz Chayim says in Meir Einei Yisroel the following:
"Why do we wait for Mashiach? Because we need parnassa, a cure for a disease, nachas from our children? Because someone in our family needs a shidduch? No! Hashem knows our innermost thoughts, and He says to us, 'I can send you those things without sending you Mashiach!' Instead, each one of us must cry for the lack of כבוד שמים - for the pain of the Shechinah in our exile, and then Mashiach will surely come."
Does anyone know where in Meir Einei Yisroel this is located?