“Why Should I Be Angry at God?”

Survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan march during a religious procession in Tolosa on the eastern Philippine island of Leyte on November 18, 2013 over one week after Super Typhoon Haiyan devastated the area.  The United Nations estimates that 13 million people were affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan with around 1.9 million losing their homes.     AFP PHOTO / Philippe Lopez / AFP / PHILIPPE LOPEZ

Survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan march during a religious procession in Tolosa on the eastern Philippine island of Leyte on November 18, 2013 over one week after Super Typhoon Haiyan devastated the area. The United Nations estimates that 13 million people were affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan with around 1.9 million losing their homes. AFP PHOTO / Philippe Lopez / AFP / PHILIPPE LOPEZ

On my other international journalist trips, I learned that no matter what culture we live in, we want the best for our families and yearn for love, happiness, and security. From the Egan Journalism Fellowship trip I learned that suffering also is universal.

That’s been heavy on my mind and heart as Thanksgiving approaches. Are you angry at God for something? Maybe it’s time to let go of that anger and figure out just how much you actually have to be grateful for. This will help:

http://aleteia.org/2015/11/24/why-should-i-be-angry-at-god/

 

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