A friend comes to you for spiritual advice. She has recently concluded that God does not exist, and you ask why. She tells you it is because of what she went through 2 years ago. She said that she fell in love with and had an affair with a married man. She was surprised but very excited to find out that she was pregnant. She carried the baby for 7 months but had a traumatic miscarriage. She used to believe that God was punishing her for the affair; she went through a period of feeling guilty but then she became angry. She said that only a cruel god would punish a baby for her sins. It didn't make sense to her that God could be cruel so she stopped believing all together. She wants to know if you believe in God; if so why would God allow that to happen?
What would you say? How would you approach the topic of faith with her?
Doubting God's existence
What to Say to the Depressed, Doubting, Skeptical, Confused, Angry