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A Broken Hallelujah: What has Christmas to do with Suffering?

Dec 23, 2016 1:29:28 PM

Love is not a victory march. It’s a cold and it’s a broken hallelujah. -Leonard Cohen

 By Barbara Comito, Director of Marketing

A young friend asked me the other day, “What do you say to someone who doesn’t believe in God because his past has been so wretched he doesn’t see any possibility for the existence of God?”

How could God – being, as we Christians claim, both all-good and all-powerful – allow for such tremendous suffering?


Jesus Came to Comfort Those Who Mourn

Jan 2, 2015 8:30:00 AM

UGM Recovery graduates are able to comfort others with the comfort they have been given.

Recovery: a story of brokenness and healing

Dec 19, 2014 3:34:50 PM

If we wrote our own stories, we'd probably leave out all the pain and suffering, but often, that's where the growth comes in. There is beauty in brokenness and recovery.