How Can God Be Good If He Allows Suffering?

 

This blog article is an excerpt from The Mindful Catholic.

Catholic mindfulness presupposes faith that God the Father is a good Father. But if God is good and all-powerful and loves us, why does he let bad things happen to good people?

I once sent out a flyer for a mindfulness course that mentioned “trustful surrender to God who loves us,” which prompted a letter from an upset woman. She asked how she could be expected to practice mindfulness based on a God who loves her...

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