And this, courtesy of one of my dearest friends, Liz Gray. She blogs (and does so wonderfully) at U2ARELOVED.COM
Who is NOT devastated by Orlando? I can’t imagine, unless perhaps you have lost touch with your basic humanity. And we know some people have. But not all. As history repeats itself again, another mass shooting rages on in even bigger number, the response is still the same: Shock, horror, unspeakable grief. But then….
THE LOVE COMES STEPPING OUT!
Stronger. Fiercer. More resolute. More people. More together.
Like millions of other citizens of Earth, each time this happens we struggle to make sense of the Why?
Here’s what I believe for sure. It’s not about gay (though that was the “excuse” this time for the mass carnage). It’s not about the guns, though we’ll argue about that too. We know extremism that destroys is NOT a faith at all. Because faith is about enduring, struggling, persevering, and ultimately proving the worthiness of the faith you profess. This IS simply the EVIL that resides…
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