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Does Christ Suffer With Me When I Suffer?

February 1, 2010 by  
Filed under Compassion, Fr. Bartunek, Spiritual Direction, Suffering

Dear Father John, I pray quite a bit…mostly because I have had some suffering in my life that has drained me, even spiritually. I pray for many things, but mostly, I pray for my own faith. One day, as I was praying, I said to Christ, “I feel like I'm alone in my suffering, yet I am asked to reflect and meditate on Your suffering.” After I prayed and asked that question, I had a sort of internal answer to it. I... Read More