Tag Archives: Book of Job

On Questions

A good friend who knows a little about my spiritual journey sent me an article this week from Hadassah Magazine. The article in fact is an excerpt from Elie Wiesel’s new book Open Heart. As with his earlier works, especially Night, it … Continue reading

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On Encountering God

I envy people who state they have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. I envy people who believe they talk with God. Such encounters I’m sure are life-changing. Have I had encounters with God? Indeed I have but they are … Continue reading

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On Being Angry with God

In Joseph’s Heller’s novel God Knows, at one point the narrator King David comments on being angry with God: “I’m not angry at God. We’re just not speaking to one another!” I know what he’s talking about. In a similar … Continue reading

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On Suffering

My two sisters Linda and Patricia died of spina bifida, a disease that nowadays is treatable. My family being a stoic Irish Catholic one, I did not learn of their existence until I was 5 and found their names in the … Continue reading

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