Pain & Suffering
The real question we must ask is not just why we sometimes feel such acute pain, but what we are meant to learn from it.
What have I done to deserve this? And how can I make it stop? Sometimes the pain seems to be insurmountable, the suffering cruel in its intensity. But why – I am a good person! I try so hard and yet I am hit again and again with such hurt – the loss of a loved one, a broken relationship, a suffering child. Why would a good G-d allow something like this to happen? Does G-d not cry, as I do? Does G-d not feel pain, as I do? What can I do to make it go away?
By digging deeper into the 2437 year-old system of the Seven Weeks of Comfort we can discover the secrets of how to deal with all forms of loss and suffering; how to move from destruction to consolation to renewal – the mystery of eternity that has held us together through centuries of upheaval.Read More