Ebola and the Questions of Suffering

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Brendan Busse, SJ, offers food for thought related to ebola reports.

What if the lives and suffering of others actually affected us?

Here’s another question: What if we came to understand that they already do? What if we knew that remaining untouched and unmoved meant that we were already dead? What if, instead of fear we were struck with care, instead of paranoia, love? What a cure we would have found!

Read the full article, “Contagious: Love in the Time of Ebola,” at The Jesuit Post.

Image by Cynthia Goldsmith. Content Providers(s): CDC/Cynthia Goldsmith [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

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