The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Memos to God: Suffering

Dear God,
Why do people have to live so long when they are ill and suffering?
LaVerne Boyle, St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Granada Hills, Calif.

Dear LaVerne,

The experience of human suffering is at the heart of many lives and at the core of the Christian message of the cross. I, too, struggle with illness and meaning.

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