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I don’t always like God’s plans for my life.
I don’t always accept or understand redemptive suffering.
Whenever I hear the story of the mother in 2 Maccabees who “encouraged one another [her 7 sons] to die nobly” I’m perplexed (2 Maccabees 7).
Whenever I hear the story of St. Jose Sanchez del Rio, a young boy of 13 who went into battle and was martyred for Christ, a part of my heart recoils (Holy Heroes Glory Story).
It’s hard for me to accept redemptive suffering in my life:Continue reading