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Bushy Van Eck

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Why Would God Allow a Tragedy?

If God is truly a God of Love then why would God not stop a tragedy? I have often asked myself this question. Thousands of posts on Facebook after the recent shootings in Connecticut prove we all have the same question. Our hearts were torn apart in such a way that our country is now fighting over gun control to prevent this from ever happening again. The pain is just too unbearable to think of this ever happening to one of our own children. The question still remains, no matter what we do, “Why would God allow this to happen”? I believe many people questioned their faith at times of tragedy.
What IF?
What if this tragedy, these beautiful people that lost their lives, bring us to a new understanding of God in a much more meaningful way. What if we realized, now more than ever, we are a part of each and every person that lost their life on that day? What if we realize they will never be lost because collectively, we all died that day? The world did come to an end on Dec 14th 2012 as we once knew it. There is no longer a need for a question like “Why Would God Allow a Tragedy” but a realization that God is there in every past, present and future moment. Because God gave us freewill to be who we are.

God Bless to those whose life was tragically taken, we love you forever…………………..


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  • Mar 16 2013: yes and the man who keeps believing his faith no matter what is ignorant and ignorance breed bias behavior yes it's pivotal but what i was trying to say is that you are not predestined or attached to any god it was pure luck you were born the way you were and raised the way you were making believe the things you do it just shows how weak religion is and how unspiritual this world really is science should be religion not abstract ideas assumed from your own nature about things you cannot comprehend because our knowledge base is very small some day we will completely destroy religion with science and humanity will become an enlightened species because of it and yes you are right about the last part with people just walking away they simply do not have the open-mindedness and will power to control their own bias to allow them to be educated
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      Mar 16 2013: Charles Thank You sharing your comments. All comments are welcome to give us a better understanding of each other.

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