Lorenzo Albacete on the Mystery of Suffering

“The cruelest response to suffering is the attempt to explain it away, to tell the one who suffers: ‘This is why this is happening.’  … Mystery’s answer to suffering is always grace—a free grace that comes to us without conditions, without rationalizations, without explanations. Suffering can be relieved by the co-sufferer only when the co-sufferer can bring the suffering person into contact with grace and into the experience of being loved…” [Read Article]