My wife and I were in New York City this weekend for some R&R and to go to the 9/11 museum. On a beautiful fall weekend there were more people out and about than you can imagine. There was a lot of “jostling” walking down busy streets and patience was not exactly the theme of the day. So, I took this picture and with it was thinking about “Where is God in this sea of humanity?” Continue reading
I really can’t say it any better than this…
O God of love, compassion, and healing. We ask you in your goodness to give eternal light and peace to all who died here the heroic first-responders: our fire fighters, police officers, emergency service workers, and Port Authority personnel, along with all the innocent men and women who were victims of this tragedy simply because their work or service brought them here on September 11, 2001. Pope Benedict XI, Prayer at Ground Zero, New York, April 20, 2008
As we spent this 9/11 remembering the terrible events of eleven years ago, we should cherish the peace we have in our lives. Or if we don’t have peace, we should do everything possible to find it. God intends us to be happy, at peace, and fulfilled. Unfortunately, Continue reading
9/11. A little child is found beaten to death and left in a dumpster. A 75-year-old woman is brutally murdered.
How can God let evil like this exist?
The coexistence of God, the Supreme Being, and Satan, the root and personification of evil, is one of the Continue reading