Where Do I Make My Stand?

Dr. Arthur Wentworth Hewitt suggested some reasons why the good suffer as well as the wicked: ‘First: I don’t know. Second: We may not be as innocent as we think. Third: . . . I believe it is because He loves us so much more than He loves our happiness. How so? Well, if on a basis of strict personal return here and now, all the good were always happy and all the bad suffered disaster (instead of often quite the reverse), this would be the most subtle damnation of character imaginable.”