We often find people complaining that why there is so much suffering and pain in this world which is governed by an Ever-Merciful God who loves His Creation. It is in His Infinite Wisdom that He created all these to maintain an intricate balance. Afterall suffering is but the absense of happiness just as shade is the absence of light.
To get a very insightful account on the subject, read the Chapter ” The Question of Suffering” from the book “Revelation, Rationality, Knowledge and Truth”, written by Hazrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad(r.a), the fourth successor of the Promised Messiah(a.s)
Ever thought how lucky you are to be sitting in front of a Computer and actually reading this? What stands you apart from billions of other earthly creatures is that you are Human, the greatest amongst the creation of God. Being human is about being lucky and also being responsible for this great preveleige that we are blessed with. It means to be a citizen of humanity and leading our lives in peace and endeavouring to do good; to love and to be loved; to spread happiness and smiles, to be the source of inspiration and to thank Allah for all His Blessings by cherishing all the differrent phases in our lives and not loosing hope and belief in Him.