Soon Lent will be transitioning into one of the greatest and deepest of all reflections on the nature and meaning of suffering. Let us hope we are ready for it this year.
There are many forms of suffering, as there many manifestations of love. Maybe in the great cosmic secret they are exactly proportionate.
When the mind is confused, doubt-stricken, divided and agitated we experience a particular kind of suffering. It may not appear – yet – on the surface of our lives and in our interactions with others.