Pain & Suffering

Today We Weep

It’s emptiness in the center of me. My brain is stuck in second gear, and I’m numb. People

In Touch With Pain

We all have pain. It’s one of the strings that run between us. Tied in an infuriating knot

Is Suffering Spiritual?

We Christians have an unhealthy relationship with suffering. If suffering itself weren’t awful enough, because of our screwed up ideas about it, our pride is often stabbed in the process. We either can’t imagine that any ill would come to we generally good and gentle folks, or that God would allow us, specifically, to suffer in

Running Away from Pain Hurts

I’ve been running away from pain for a long time. When you live life like that, it–ironically–causes a

Curled Up in an Existential Ball

I sat, in the dark, hunched over, my fingers digging into the carpet as I prayed. I was