Tag: Suffering

Some books are hard to read. Some books are hard to read because the subject matter is challenging on a sympathetic level; you feel the pain the author describes, you understand intellectually what he/she is trying to communicate. Some books …

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This extract from the poem by Teresa of Avila is just spot on. If You want me to rest, I desire it for love; If to labour, I will die working: Sweet Love say Where, how and when. What do …

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In perfect time for Remembrance Sunday, here’s the winner of Ukraine’s Got Talent with an absolutely superb retelling of the suffering of the people of the Soviet Union during the “Great Patriotic War”. Compelling.

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What do you see when you look at this cross? Do you just see two pieces of wood? Planks and nails and a bolt between the two. A clever piece of design that’s managed to hold together for a number …

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By Scott Cairns Your petitions—though they continue to bear just the one signature—have been duly recorded. Your anxieties—despite their constant, relatively narrow scope and inadvertent entertainment value—nonetheless serve to bring your person vividly to mind. Your repentance—all but obscured beneath …

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