Job’s Friends – Silencing the Suffering

It takes courage to sit with someone who is suffering when you don't have a solution. It takes humility to admit you don't have the answers.

When someone close to us is suffering, we suffer as well. As their suffering increases, so does our own. Hence, the temptation grows within us to try to fix them. We often give the three friends of Job a bad rap. Note the word ‘friends’ in the following passage. They knew his family well. They […]