Pink Lotus by Clare Goldsberry

Three Questions Christianity Can’t Answer — But Buddhism Can

Part 3: If God is in control, why do we suffer?

Suffering for me had always been a mystery ever since I was a child. In Sunday School we would learn about people in the Bible who suffered and a God who saved them from their suffering. But, I reasoned in my childish mind, if God loves everyone why does He permit suffering? Take Job, for example. God and Satan…