Suffering Apr 14, 2016 14:28:18 GMT Quote Select PostDeselect PostLink to PostMemberGive GiftBack to Top Post by Susan Peabody on Apr 14, 2016 14:28:18 GMT SufferingMankind has to come to terms with suffering. . .. . . wants to cast it off. Western man wants to suppress it with drugs. But suffering has to be overcome and the best way to do this is to endure it.Only those who are willing to lose their life are ready to gain it . . . [St. Francis]A complete life accepts without reservation the particular situation in which he finds himself.He [mankind] says this is too much. I cannot bear it anymore. But can one really not bear it?