Book Review: The Problem of Pain

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“For centuries people have been tormented by one question above all: If God is good and all-powerful, why does he allow his creatures to suffer pain? And what of the suffering of animals, who neither deserve pain nor can be improved by it?¬†The greatest Christian thinker of our time sets out to disentangle this knotty issue. With his signature wealth of compassion and insight, C. S. Lewis offers answers to these crucial questions and shares his hope and wisdom to help heal a world hungry for a true understanding of human nature.” -Goodreads Bio

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Happy Easter: “It is finished.”

IMG_1170 IMG_1171 IMG_1172 IMG_1173Flowers are such a silly thing to have represent Easter, just like everything in this world that we’ve made do so: eggs, bunnies, chocolate, and chicks. But regardless of what we’ve made Easter out to be it’s important to remember the real reason. And that is that we are forgiven. All the dirtiness of your soul, all the hurtful things you’ve done to others, all the negative thoughts that you’re glad no one heard. It’s a message for Christians, but even those who do not practice can see the value in what Christ did. I found this. And it tells about what it would actually¬†happen to the body being nailed to the cross. And know that it was for you, so you could be perfect in the eyes of God.