Evangelii Gaudium: Suffering and Hope

Contemplating the Cross

Pain and suffering are difficult by definition. Recently Calah Alexander took issue with people who tell her, "God will never give you anything you can't handle," because people are often overwhelmed by situations they simply do not have the resources to cope with. Telling such a person that "God will never give you anything you can't handle" can seem like a cruel joke: if only you were more in tune with God, it seems to say, you'd be coping with this.I think there are other ways to … [Read more...]


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