Monday, December 17, 2012

Arm Chair Quarterbacking

Today is Monday, December 17, 2012.  We are 72 hours past one of the most horrific events we have witnessed.  And now the Quarterbacks and Coaches are doing the post mortem.

The two most common issues, Guns and Mental Health, do play a part in the massacre.  As does parental and teacher confusion on how to react to the shooter.

And then you have the people who wish to make their political points, whether it is those blaming Gays, Abortion or general decadence, or maybe others with lack of health care or whatever.  What matters is there are 28 dead, caused by an outpouring of unmitigated rage.

Whether you believe in God or not, all of us must face ourselves in the mirror.  Who caused it? It was us.  Selfish and self serving humans trying to accomplish some goal that when all is said and done will be forgotten in the mist. 

Ecclesiastes reminds us: There is nothing new and all mankind's efforts are meaningless and vain.

Dear Lord,

Bless those who have loss and are in pain.  Keep them close and see them to some resolution of what happened.  There is no explanation in this life adequate for the loss, we know.  But allow us to learn from it as part of you will.



  1. Amen. I wish those kids could be brought back and the day erased.