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Why Does God Let Us Suffer?

New Advent has the video:

Jesus didn't suffer so we wouldn't have to. Jesus suffered so we'd know how to. So even when you're in the darkest moments of life, when you just want to cry out to God, do you know where He is? He's on the Cross right next to you, saying...
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King Tiger said...

thanks for sharing...

Lewis Kapell said...

Reminds me of a wonderful quote from Paul Claudel:

Dieu n'est pas venu supprimer la souffrance, il n'est même pas venu pour l'expliquer. Il est venu pour la remplir de sa présence.

My translation (but somehow the French sounds better):
God did not come to remove suffering, neither did he come to explain it. He came to fill it with his presence.

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