Posts Tagged ‘pain’

Pain and the Possible Gain

It is often said “No Pain, no Gain.” But I’d like to propose that along with that saying comes the mindset that to feel pain is to feel weakness leaving the body. I have definitely seen variations of that idea written on the back of multiple sports player’s t-shirts and cringed every time. So...
November 6th, 2013 | Church | Read More

Government Shutdowns: Moments of Insanity?

We should stop criticizing government shutdowns and start thinking about what the shutdowns tell us. Our government inflicts us with pain all the time.  The recent government shutdown is the most accessible example of such pain.  This kind of discomfort is so repulsive because it happens without our...
October 18th, 2013 | Politics | Read More

The Lessons Learned through Suffering

Since I can’t send this to my own 2010 self, I’ll open it up to everyone else Dear Pre-Suffering Self, Thank you for going through everything you’re about to go through; it’s going to suck. You’re going to feel the fire and regret and loss of being human. You’re going...
May 28th, 2013 | The Gospel | Read More