Tag: THE CURSE

WHY DOESN’T GOD STOP BAD THINGS FROM HAPPENING?

You stub your toe on a table leg. You passionately address the table, and perhaps even the gods who you may not believe in, with certain derogatory words and accusations which your mother would never have approved of... You wonder why the gods allowed your throbbing toe to make contact with such a solid object … Continue reading WHY DOESN’T GOD STOP BAD THINGS FROM HAPPENING?

WHEN YOU’RE DOWN AND TROUBLED

What do you do when you're down and troubled? Do you cuddle the dog? Do you put the TV on? Do you pop a pill or light a joint? We've probably all had someone tell us when we're down that there are people worse off than us. That's supposed to cheer us up. But as … Continue reading WHEN YOU’RE DOWN AND TROUBLED

WHY DO WE SUFFER? 4: THE CURSE

Why does a new car devolve into a rusted, broken wreck? Why do the weeds keep coming back in the garden? Why do we get sick? Why does life sometimes seem like an unwinnable battle... (Picture by Marlith) I'm tackling the problem of suffering from a Biblical point of view, because I really believe that the Bible gives … Continue reading WHY DO WE SUFFER? 4: THE CURSE