Does God Really Want Us to Suffer?

Posted by LisaGraas
December 10, 2010

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There is perhaps no greater truth that I have learned since becoming a Catholic eighteen years ago than that our sufferings here on earth are redemptive in nature due to the Incarnation, wherein God united Himself with mankind, and due to His Suffering, Death and Resurrection…because suffering is indeed a part of my life. If I did not know this truth, I would likely have committed suicide by now. As it stands, I understand that it is all for a holy purpose.

Here is a wonderful reflection on suffering, including a reminder of some famous remarks from author and theologian C.S. Lewis — Pain: God’s Megaphone to Rouse a Deaf World…

Please go to for the conclusion of this post…

Lisa Graas is a Catholic convert and mom of four who blogs on U.S./Kentucky politics and Catholic culture. Lisa is a pre-emminent Catholic blogger and we are so proud to have her here on ACBlog. Lisa’s Blog is called “Lisa” and is on Twitter

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