There are some who live lives of anger and hurt, and they seek to continue to feed their pain. This is a sign of the evil spirit or, in the language of Eckhart Tolle, the “pain-body”. They key is not identifying ourselves with it.
Melissa finds comfort in the cross, which appears all around her.
The darkness of Winter Solstice reminds us that we’ll soon be met with reassuring light.
How can one find God in the tremendous grief and loneliness of pain and suffering? “Spirituality is always eventually about what you do with your pain,” says Richard Rohr.
This is the first in a series on Alexander’s pilgrimage on El Camino de Santiago Compostela. His hopes for prayer seemed initially squashed by the pain he endured in the first few days.
What is keeping you paralysed? Put yourself in Jesus’ hands in this healing audio meditation.
Healing and redemption is a cooperative process with God. We can’t just wish away negative feelings. We must first invite God into them.
Suffering, grace, and purpose from the Ignatian lens of Mags Blackie, author of Rooted in Love.
I overheard a man say that he knows he is following God when he is suffering. Is this true? Is suffering a measure of our faithfulness to God?