“Suffering isn’t ennobling; recovery is.”

– Christiaan H. Barnard

Interesting idea. So many religions and ideologies seem to push the idea that suffering is of some value. What do you think?


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I live in South Africa with my husband and two small children, doing things, thinking about things and sometimes writing about them.
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  1. neen says:

    My church always taught that suffering produces character, but I think it’s more that enduring (and eventually healing) is the thing that produces character. So in a sense, suffering can be good, I suppose.

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