Tag Archives: suffering

The Terror of Studying the Book of Job

I have seen the moment of my greatness flicker And I have seen the eternal Footman hold my coat and snicker, And in short, I was afraid -T.S. Eliot, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock This year I resolved to spend all of 2018 resting in one book of the Bible. Job has always […]

Corban University, Suffering and Hope

I was invited by a Corban University student to speak to a group of 140 young women. It was an honor, and in the midst of a world that groans with evil and suffering, it was a thing of beauty to stand before a roomful of women with passion, hope, and an eagerness to serve […]

Value, Dignity and Death

My husband is entering his final year of medical school; suffering, death, illness, these are common topics of conversations for us. The reality of death and human suffering is one he meets daily, and it’s one I’ve been witness to again and again in my short life. Being human includes death, it’s unavoidable, and for many suffering […]