A Beautiful Life with Cancer. I love this blog, and Caroline is an inspiration to me and always reminds me of what really matters! oxox
Life is a story. The setting is loving parents and all the possibilities of the world, an ugly boy abandoned on the street tortured by all he encounters, or perhaps a past you would like to forget. And we must have a conflict. Cinderella is all the more beautiful for the cruelty she endured, Snow White can only be rescued by her prince because the witch seeks to kill her, and a story is not a fairytale unless there is a conflict.
Suffering does not always feel like a fairytale. And that is why it is called “conflict.” The world deals with suffering in numerous ways. When confronted with pain, those that never acknowledged God before, then curse him. Buddhism deals with pain by seeking stoicism. Atheist run from pain, seeing that it serves no purpose. Only in Christianity can pain and suffering be embraced. What in the hell do I…
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