Some may be living to die; I am dying to live! > > Some may be counting days; I am making days count!! > > > > This is one of the best explanations of why God allows pain and > suffering that I have seen... > > > A man went to a barbershop to have his hair cut and his beard trimmed. > As the barber began to work, they began to have a good conversation. > They talked about so many things and various subjects. > When they eventually touched on the subject of God, the barber said: > "I don't believe that God exists." > > "Why do you say that?" asked the customer. "Well, you just have to go > out in the street to realize that God doesn't exist. > Tell me, if God exists, would there be so many sick people? > Would there be abandoned children? > > If God existed, there would be neither suffering nor pain. > I can't imagine a loving God who would allow all of these things." > The customer thought for a moment, but didn't respond because he didn't > want to start an argument. > The barber finished his job and the customer left the shop. > > Just after he left the barbershop, he saw a man in the street with long, > stringy, dirty hair and an untrimmed beard. > He looked dirty and unkempt. The customer turned back and entered the > barber shop again and he said to the barber: > "You know what? Barbers do not exist." > "How can you say that?" asked the surprised barber. > "I am here, and I am a barber. And I just worked on you!" > "No!" the customer exclaimed. "Barbers don't exist because > if they did, there would be no people with dirty long hair and untrimmed > beards, like that man outside." > > "Ah, but barbers DO exist! That's what happens when people do not come > to me." > "Exactly!" affirmed the customer. "That's the point! God, too, DOES > exist! > That's what happens when people do not go to Him and don't look to Him > for help. > That's why there's so much pain and suffering in the world." > > If you think God exists, send this to other people--- > If you think God does not exist, delete it! > > BE BLESSED & BE A BLESSING TO OTHERS !!!!!!!