|My Son’s Suffering Helped Me Understand God’s Suffering|
The birth of my child transformed my view of the “problem of pain” and divine foreknowledge.
A few months into our pregnancy with Jackson, we received a phone call. The nurse’s thin voice slipped out of the speakers on my phone, and with it, words: words with medical definitions, cleft lip and palate, follow-up ultrasound, high-risk pregnancy. Now, when I lean up against the bricks of the room where I first heard those words, they echo back, the walls keeping a record of the moment that everything changed.
From there we had ultrasounds—what felt like hundreds, but what I now ...
Friday, September 7, 2018
My Son’s Suffering Helped Me Understand God’s Suffering