Each morning brings fresh revelations about the enormity of the catastrophe in the Indian Ocean. I simply cannot get my head around the sheer magnitude of the disaster. CNN now reports over 116,000 dead. Incredible!
Messy Christian has begun a virtual prayer room on her blog - even if you are not the praying kind, drop by and read what others are saying.
One of my favorite bloggers is Bene Diction, and he noted the various ways we as believers have reacted.
Still another favorite is Real Live Preacher - he had the audacity to suggest, as a matter of simple charity, that President Bush cancel his inauguration and donate the funds to the relief funds. The political diatribes that resulted in his comments section indicates many people still "don't get it."
In our talks with father this morning, C and I lifted up all the victims - dead or alive - , but we also lifted up those who who wonder about how a creator who could let this happen and those who say it is the creator's revenge on us for all the evil in this world.
Sorry folks - no answers to this one. My mind is too small to grasp all the whys and wherefores. I shall leave that to he who is far greater than me. In the meantime, I'll just keep up my conversations with him, and send what money I can to the Red Cross.
And be thankful Viet Nam, Cindy, and I are spared.