Tag Archives: Suffering

Become Humble

_______________________________________________________________ Click on the Embed URL Click the following link to retrieve the article “The Value of Suffering”. Click the following link to retrieve the article “The Meaning of Suffering”. The Holy Spirit enlightened me in English “Your Suffering Is … Continue reading

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Loyal like Job

_______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ It came to my attention that a lady loyal to God and His agenda on Earth has faced many hardships throughout her life. She asked me this week to explain the rationale in her life based on my … Continue reading

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Padre Pio and the Stigmata

________________________________________________________________ We journey to San Giovanni Rotondo, a small town in the region of Apulia in southern Italy. The name of the city is forever linked with one of the most popular contemporary saints, Saint Padre Pio. Here, we examine … Continue reading

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Words of Comfort

______________________________________________________________     ______________________________________________________________   The sufferings of this world do not compare to the glories of the world to come.  Renew your strength, rise above your struggles, and keep your sight on the big prize — the kingdom of … Continue reading

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Man’s Search for Meaning

______________________________________________________________     ______________________________________________________________   The article Dr. Viktor Frankl (1905 – 1997)   introduces this Austrian neurologist, psychiatrist, Holocaust survivor, and the founder of logotherapy — a form of existential analysis — his logotherapy flagship is Man’s Search for Meaning. Click on the following … Continue reading

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Victim Souls

______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ Victim Souls experience intensely the redemptive power of suffering, because God chose them to undergo abnormally intense physical and sometimes spiritual suffering for  other persons’ salvation. St. Paul’s declares, “Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, … Continue reading

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Pain Has a Purpose

  There’s a purpose behind your physical or emotional pain. Pain will always be present in your life, but you don’t need to struggle to find a purpose behind your pain. It’s is an opportunity for you to see how … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Suffering

_______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ Saints generally experience great suffering in their lives, though they conform to God’s will.  The apostle James tells us suffering produces endurance leading to sainthood. “Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials,  knowing that … Continue reading

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The Value of Suffering

______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ Who wants suffering?  You know you are in the presence of a holy person when he embraces suffering, almost joyfully. Padre Pio said “If you knew the value of suffering, you would never give it up.”   Suffering has … Continue reading

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Suffering Package

“When a man finds that it is his destiny to suffer, he will have to accept his suffering as his task. . . . He must acknowledge that even in suffering he is unique and alone in the universe. No one can … Continue reading

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