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    good email

    Just got this on email and wanted to share!!!

    > >

    > > This is one of the best explanations of why God allows pain and

    > > suffering that I have seen. It's an explanation other people will

    > > understand.

    > >

    > > A man went to a barbershop to have his haircut and his beard

    trimmed. As

    > > the barber began to work, they began to have a good conversation.


    > > talked about so many things and various subjects.

    > >

    > > When they eventually touched on the subject of God, the barber said


    > > don't believe that God exists."

    > >

    > > Why do you say that?" asked the customer.

    > >

    > > "Well, you just have to go out in the street to realize that God


    > > exist.

    > >

    > > Tell me, if God exists, would there be so many sick people? Would


    > > be abandoned children? If God existed, there would be neither


    > > nor pain. I can't imagine a loving a God who would allow all of


    > > things."

    > >

    > > The customer thought for a moment, but didn't respond because he


    > > want to start an argument.

    > >

    > > The barber finished his job and the customer left the shop. Just


    > > he left the barbershop, he saw a man in the street, with long,


    > > dirty hair and an untrimmed beard. He looked dirty and un-kept.

    > >

    > > The customer turned back and entered the barbershop again and he

    said to

    > > the barber "You know what? Barbers do not exist."

    > >

    > > "How can you say that?" asked the surprised barber. "I am here, and

    I am

    > > a barber. And I just worked on you!"

    > >

    > > "No!" the customer exclaimed. "Barbers don't exist because if they


    > > there would be no people with dirty long hair and untrimmed beards,


    > > that man outside."

    > >

    > > "Ah, but barbers DO exist! What happens is, people do not come to


    > >

    > > "Exactly!"- affirmed the customer. "That's the point! God, too, DOES

    > > exist! What happens, is, people don't go to Him and do not look for

    > > Him.


    > > why there's so much pain and suffering in the world."

    > >

    > > If you think God exists, send this to other people.

    > >

    > > If you think God does not exist, delete it

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    Thanks for sharing!! I copied it and emailed it out to my friends and family!!

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