Carve out a meditative moment for yourself. Relax. Take several deep breaths. Examine your own current understanding of why bad things happen. Have you learned to accept at least most such events with equanimity? How do your religious beliefs support or comfort you in answering today's Big Question?

When do you remember first asking why bad things happen? What has shaped your answers since that time?

Smile in the knowledge that simply joining youth in their search of life's mysteries is good and rewarding.

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