Monday, July 29, 2013

Why Do Some People Only Have Bad Luck?

Why do some people only have bad luck? Is it in their stars, or is there another explanation?
Most of us probably are familiar with Job, the Biblical character whose faith was deliberately tested with misfortunes.

First, marauders stole his oxen and donkeys, and killed his servants. Then, a wind swept in and collapsed his house, killing his sons and daughters. If that wasn’t enough, he then was afflicted with painful sores from the soles of his feet to the crown of his head.

Things got so bad for Job that at one point, he even cursed the day of his birth. “Sighing has become my daily food,” he wailed. “My groans pour out like water.”

Job had it pretty rough, but he hasn’t been the only one. Plenty of others throughout history have been plagued by successive calamities. Read more

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