When people experience tragedy, “Why?” is probably the most common question they ask.
Can you relate?
Maybe that’s because trauma shakes our lives to the core, leaving us so disoriented and confused that nothing seems to make sense. It’s only natural, then, that we wonder, “Why me?” or “Why did this have to happen?”
It was a question Lindsey O’Connor’s family had to wrestle with after she experienced complications post childbirth and slipped into a lengthy coma. What answers did they discover in the wake of their struggles? Lindsey tells her story in our two-part program, “Surviving a Coma: My Miraculous Awakening.”
In part, they learned that when disaster rocks our lives at a foundational level, we need something to comfort us that goes deeper still. And what can we count on in life to do that? Only two things – the love and support of family and friends, and, most importantly, the bedrock of our faith in Jesus Christ. Nothing besides love and an eternal perspective can reach into our suffering and bring us true comfort.