Archive for August 8th, 2019

If you’re mocking people who share their thoughts and prayers…

Running The Race

Every single time there is a tragedy, this happens…

If you’re mocking people who share their thoughts and prayers over America’s recent mass shootings, perhaps you should reconsider your sociopathy instead of attacking others for their empathy.

There’s not much else anyone can do when the unthinkable happens besides offer their condolences.
Interesting during times of tragedy when people of all stripes, even the not particularly religious, tend to come together through prayer and offer prayers as a comfort to victims, families, and communities, that the profoundly ignorant consider heartfelt prayers either meaningless platitudes that should be done away with, outright offensive, or both.
In times like these it’s important to know that prayer unites, it doesn’t divide, and it’s far from meaningless. Prayer also isn’t a partisan thing that is only offered by gun wielding conservatives, Christians, or Republicans. In fact, prayer has no denomination, no party agenda, and…

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VerseD: Isaiah 43:2

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you.
Isaiah 43:2, ESV

Whether literal waters or fire, or the symbolic waters of humanity (see the sea in Revelation) or fires of controversy and problems, or even of salvation from the hell of God’s wrath, it is faith in God’s faithfulness and mercy that protects us.