Today, as I was reading through some old journals, I was reminded of how so often we accidentally make suffering worse by saying things like this. But I think there can be a better way. We can remember that we need to bear with one another in love. That we need to experience our suffering, instead of pushing through it or avoiding it. We also need to allow our loved ones to suffer, no matter how difficult that seems.

Messy. Divided. Broken. As I look around, I see so much pain. So much hurt. So much brokenness. So much division. And yet, I can’t help but think, in the midst of our fractured society, we all are living in the midst of a broken world. And it’s painful - for all of us.  The... Continue Reading →

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