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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: Thank You Mary I believe I need an editor! Correction made.
        Bushy
    • Mar 16 2013: hate to keep commenting my beliefs here Bushy but that is one thing i believe society needs to change completely let me give an exaggerated example: lets say you meet this man who believes all other races should be killed or put into slavery would it be morally right to just accept his beliefs and let him continue spreading his dangerous and irrational mindset to others? we stop them if they are insane? why not just let all the insane people out of the looney bin and let them believe what they want? if we don't stop individuals from believing whatever they feel like they will just believe whatever their mind makes up as rational from the information they have even if that would lead to an impartial decision and that in turns set their beliefs to that the problem with this is it leads to irrationality racism ignorance and genocide we need a society that is open minded about everything one where we have set ideas and knowledge that cannot be misinterpreted this would make man enlightened to a new level and we could finally focus on improving our world but this is an impossible dream in my lifetime our world is filled with acceptance of certain irrationality and not all of it and that is simply Wrong

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