Source: Margarita Mooney Clayton via thewayofbeauty.org Reprinted with permission. The present time of crisis in higher education may tempt us away from pondering fundamental questions about the human person that are essential to understanding what education is all about. But educators should not fall prey to cultural or societal pessimism—it […]
Why Is Life So Full of Suffering?
Friends, the book of Job is one of the most profound and most challenging books in the entire Bible. In today’s reading, we see that God does not hand-wave away Job’s suffering. Rather, the Lord places profound hurt and heartache in an infinitely greater context—into his loving providence. We must not narrow our focus on our pain; we must rather open ourselves to ever greater trust.
Why does God allow us to live a life of suffering and pain?
Source: thewayofbeauty.orgReprinted with permission The Merchant There was once a merchant returning home from a long journey. Attached to his saddle was a large satchel full of money. As he was riding along an open plain a storm broke out. The rain poured down on him drenching him and his […]