Series on Suffering #11 – an Interlude

Series on Suffering # 11 - an Interlude by Robynn. Take a look here to read other pieces from this excellent series. I’m sure it seems that the series on suffering came to an abrupt end, a jerking stop. I wanted to reassure you that the series is not over. I’ve not said all I … Continue reading Series on Suffering #11 – an Interlude

Series on Suffering #10 – Kindness

Robynn continues the series on suffering today with a look at kindness.  I’m wondering if suffering gives us a taste for kindness? In suffering you are stripped bare of all your own resources. There’s a desperation of spirit that settles in, a profound loneliness, a longing for empathetic companionship, a desire for kindness. In some … Continue reading Series on Suffering #10 – Kindness

Series on Suffering #9 – Darkness and Light and Waiting

Series on Suffering #9: Darkness and Light and Waiting by Robynn I’ve been wanting to include a piece on waiting in this series on suffering. Waiting is so much of what is agonizing about suffering. Waiting for phone calls, waiting for appointments, waiting for test results, waiting to hear from a wayward son, waiting to … Continue reading Series on Suffering #9 – Darkness and Light and Waiting

Series on Suffering #8 – A Pause

Suffering: A Pause by Robynn. Click here to read more posts by Robynn. I’m pushing pause on the series on suffering today. This past weekend my dad was admitted to hospital in excruciating pain. He was given generous doses of narcotics to help bring him some relief. Xrays and CAT scans revealed three large kidney … Continue reading Series on Suffering #8 – A Pause