St. Paul tells us that he “rejoices in his suffering” (Col 1:24) and St. Teresa of Avila stated that “suffering is a great favor”. While we’re in the midst of suffering, however, it’s very difficult to look at its positive aspects. I recently wrote an article for Catholic Exchange, in which I attempted to offer some suggestions for making the most of our crosses. Looking at suffering as a gift has helped me to find peace in my life. It’s my sincere wish that it helps you as well.