The Heart of Suffering

One thought on “The Heart of Suffering”

  1. Your stories provide two wonderful examples of what it means to love deeply. The choice to love in this way is, in many ways, a choice for suffering. When we bind our happiness to the happiness of others, when we truly enter into loving community with them, we also enter into their suffering. There is no escaping this fact, but it makes that love so much sweeter, so much more real, and so much more beautiful. And this kind of love is exactly the love that Jesus has shown us: the love that is so selfless that he would – and did – lay down his life for us. That is beautiful indeed.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s