grief, Tragedy, Uncategorized

How Do We Navigate the Waters of Fear and Hatred?

  It’s been a heartbreaking, faith snatching, goodness shattering week. Honestly, I wanted to bury my head in the sand and not tackle the horrible in the world like the killing of fifty souls in Orlando, but I knew I couldn’t just close my eyes. We’ve got to face these giants head on. We can’t ignore life around us. We have …

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Why does God allow the Bad?

“There’s a question I’ve been meaning to ask you.” My elderly neighbor said as we sat at her kitchen table during breakfast. “Really? What is it?” I should have started praying the minute the words slipped out of my mouth. “Well, there is so much bad stuff happening in the news. I was wondering…why does God let this bad happen? Why doesn’t He stop …

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