Suffering As Gift and Vocation

Christian vs cultural asceticism

By congerdesign from Pixabay

Suffering can be a sublime gift. Look at the fruit of the sacrifice of Jesus on the Cross. It surprises many to learn that our sufferings too can be offered,” and offered for the same reason Jesus died on the Cross, to assist in the plan of saving souls. — Offering of Suffering

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kit_carmelite

kit_carmelite

Married 25 years. Retired SAS programmer from Statistics Canada, lived in Ottawa for 30+ years. Member of Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites since 2008.