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Putting the ‘Hope’ in ‘Hopelessness’

In the aftermath of tragedy such as that at Sandy Hook Elementary, we as a people often find ourselves burning bitterly over one three-letter word.  “Why?” we plead in desperation, unable to make sense of evil.  And yet, in the silence of tears, no answers emerge.  The next quandary, then, becomes a question of God’s […]

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The Eeriness of Humanity

I know I’m not the first to jump on the Aurora shooting bandwagon, but I also assume I’m not the last who continues to think about it.  The night after the shooting, my husband and I sat safely on our couch in the peace of our own home.  He hung his head and said, “I […]

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