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They watched a woman rot. Watched

as she made like the Wicked Witch of the West

and warped, into something resembling a dead fox,

lying on the doorstep of the care home… 190 more words

Be still and know

Last weekend in the wave pool at Point Mallard a dad was holding his young son who was screaming crying wanting out of the wave pool. 126 more words


Making Our Way

It’s so hot. We’re all tired. Our bodies are revolting. We’ve had better days.

My mom has a horrible cough and woke up really hot this morning, so she went to the doctor, got medicine and did not walk today. 486 more words



I think the reason pain and suffering can be so crippling is that it can isolate us. When we start to suffer, we believe the lie that we are the only one and everyone else is doing just fine. 1,582 more words


R.C. Sproul - We Are Upheld in the Arena of Pain

In this short clip, R. C. Sproul deals with how God could allow people to go through pain, whether physical, spiritual, or emotional.  It is only about 4 minutes long, so watch often and listen closely.

The reduced eightfold path: dual path

A high-sounding title, yes, I know it. But is my feeling, the feeling that comes to me after my daily meditation, after I was reflecting about suffering, a central concept in the Buddha’s teachings. 472 more words

Self Realization