The Heart of Suffering

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  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.

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