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Tag Archives: Suffering

Following Christ Crucified

Surrendering his life out of love for creation, Jesus somehow places himself in solidarity with all suffering. Continue Reading Following Christ Crucified

God Surrenders to Us in Love

God does not hold back and wait until we get things right; rather, God loves us where we are and as we are. Continue Reading God Surrenders to Us in Love

Christ Suffers with Us

The suffering that we carry is our solidarity with the one, universal longing of all humanity. Continue Reading Christ Suffers with Us

“It Can’t Be Carried Alone”

How can we not feel shock or rage at what is happening to the people of Ukraine? Continue Reading “It Can’t Be Carried Alone”

Stay with the Suffering

When we try to live in solidarity with the world’s pain, we will encounter various forms of “crucifixion.” Continue Reading Stay with the Suffering

Strength in All Things

We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair. Continue Reading Strength in All Things

It Can’t Be Carried Alone

I wonder if the way to spiritually hold suffering—and not let it destroy us—is to recognize that we cannot do it alone. Continue Reading It Can’t Be Carried Alone

Only One Message

There’s really only one message: there is no separation between God and creation. Continue Reading Only One Message

Seeing Ourselves as God Sees Us

Spirituality and Addiction Seeing Ourselves as God Sees Us Thursday, November 18, 2021 In this conversation, CAC teacher and therapist James Finley shares his belief that we can only be freed from our addictions by healing our original wound—a loss of connection with divine love. Jim speaks here about the healing nature of seeing ourselves… Continue Reading Seeing Ourselves as God Sees Us

Accepting What Is

Christianity and Buddhism Accepting What Is Wednesday, November 10, 2021 Father Richard has often said that transformation mostly comes through great love and great suffering. The First Noble Truth of Buddhism shows how accepting the inescapable nature of suffering can lead to greater freedom. Kaira Jewel Lingo, a former Buddhist nun in Thich Nhat Hanh’s… Continue Reading Accepting What Is

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