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Making Sense of Suffering

By guest writer Sarah Coffey. Why do we suffer? I’ve wrestled with this question and with God for a long, long time. It’s still a

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Columnists
Erin Cain

Grief into Joy

Jesus said to his disciples: “Amen, amen, I say to you, you will weep and mourn, while the world rejoices; you will grieve, but your

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Columnists
Rebekah Andrews

The Vocation of Motherhood

One of the most insidious and harmful ideas that mothers labor under is the idea that we can raise flawless children. Rationally we know this

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Family
Rebekah Andrews

Of Mountains and Molehills

One of my favorite throwaway phrases is “first world problems.” It never fails to make me laugh. Whether it’s my sister and a friend complaining

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Life
Thomas Clements

The Good News About Suffering

We are surrounded by human suffering. Many people are hurting in today’s world. Some suffering is horrific and some minor, but every kind can be

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Life
Kasia I.

On the Suffering of Christ

Maybe you can remember some of the most unpleasant feelings in your life. Heat so scorching that your skin burns, your head throbs, and any

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College
Abigail C. Reimel

Opening Hands

Before I left for college, I wrote about how my tendency to control and plan every aspect of my life often hurt more than it

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Religion
Anna Williams

Suffering to sanctity

If it causes pain, it cannot be true. This principle, it seems to me, is an unspoken premise underlying the general public’s passionate opposition to

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