The central FOCUS in our family is our relationship with Jesus Christ. In this category, we will look at various aspects of our Spiritual Life and how to grow it, maintain it, and give it the FOCUS it deserves in our lives and our families.
Suffering. It’s everywhere we turn. On television, across the country, across the world. No one can escape it. It does not discriminate. We all will suffer in one way or another. But why? Why is there is so much suffering and what are we supposed to learn from it all? As a father or mother, what should you teach your kids about suffering? As a friend consoling another friend who is suffering, what should we say? As a Christian, what does God say? There is no iron clad, cookie-cutter answer that is perfect for every scenario. Sometimes, no words are the best words. But we must wrestle with the issue of suffering and land somewhere with it. It is an escapable truth that must be dealt with. Watch the short video below for a few of my thoughts then share yours with me. I’d love to hear. Tweet me at @natejwhitson or find me on Facebook at natejwhitson and let me know where you’re at with the issue of suffering. What are you learning and teaching about it? […]