A woman close to Sue and me has survived breast cancer twice, even though she’s only in her 30’s. They thought they got it all. They didn’t. Now it’s metastasized and is on bones in several areas. She started radiation and some chemo today. She can no longer walk and is in a wheelchair. They hope the meds will enable her to walk again in a couple of months. Meanwhile, she’ll be going through many tests, radiation, and chemo.
Why do bad things happen to good people? Theologians call it “the question of evil, ” and it is of course unanswerable by logic. The answer comes from somewhere deep within. As does the courage to keep on hoping and trying, and not giving up.