On Suffering – It’s Meaning And Purpose (Part I of III)
We’ve all experienced suffering in some way. It is a plight of humanity. Yet, to define suffering is not so easy because it comes in many shapes and forms.
The topic is an exhaustive one for sure. It has been written about extensively by saints and popes, theologians and philosophers, healthcare professionals and pastors. Look anywhere and everywhere and you’ll be able to find literature on how to deal with suffering and even an answer to the problem of suffering (if you can possibly bear to muscle through the theological and philosophical arguments). Yet, one thing remains unsaid, or if it