This week’s discussion is Shaking off feelings of guilt. Bonnie Gray is hosting a blog-and-comment discussion on “keeping faith fresh.” When you have finished reading here, hop over to Faith Barista and join in on the jam session!
A man goes to see a doctor about a nagging pain in his shoulder. As the doctor examines him, the man turns his arm in a certain way and says, “Doc, it hurts when I do this.”
The doctor says, “Then don’t do that!”
Pain is the body’s way of telling us that something is not right. When pain is doing its job, it acts as a warning bell of something that needs our attention. When pain is out of control, it serves only to distract and incapacitate. That’s the thing about pain: we all hate having it but we would be in a world of ‘hurt’ without it! Continue reading