When your child suffers with illness, treatment plans and pain from their complex medical needs, it’s natural to wonder why God would allow this. Whether consciously or not, and even whether Christian or not, many parents and caregivers find themselves wondering this question—why does God allow my child to suffer. There is nothing like childhood illness that brings us to the end of our own capacity and makes us turn to the Infinite.

In this episode, Emily and Ashlyn vulnerably share their own struggles with this question, including the full range of emotions from guilt to anger, resentment to acceptance. While neither claim to have the answers, they shed light on what to do with this question when it comes to mind and help you focus on this one important truth. If you’re looking for consolation, encouragement and direction with what to do when you wonder this question, this episode is for you!