Thought provoking quote of the day:

“If God is wiser than we His judgement must differ from ours on many things, and not least on good and evil.  What seems to us good may therefore not be good in His eyes, and what seems to us evil may not be evil.”

C. S. Lewis, The Problem of Pain

In this book Lewis is trying to answer the age-old question, “If God is good then why is there pain in the world?”  His answer is a bit more complicated than this quote, but this is an interesting portion of it.  Some of what we complain is unnecessary suffering may not be unnecessary.  Like probing into the painful cut on a child’s foot to remove a piece of glass; to the child it’s just more pain, but we know it accomplishes a greater good.  How often has that happened to us on a cosmic level?  Hmmmm…