I just wanted to share the thoughts of a fellow blogger who was in the theater in Colorado the night of the horrific tragedy. I believe she says it well. Please everyone remember to pray for all those affected by the this tragedy and please especially pray for the family of the shooter and for the shooter himself. As my pastor, Mark Crow quoted from the Bible yesterday in his sermon, “It’s the kindness of God that leads men to repentance.” The shooter deserves the same forgiveness we all deserve. Yes, before you get up in arms about that comment, please know there are natural consequences that will follow his actions but he is no less loved by the same God who loves and adores each of us.

A Tenacious Joy

July 22 – a note of explanation

I’ve tried to leave this post just as it was originally written because it was a heartfelt response after a very traumatic experience.  But I’m sometimes clumsy with words and even when I think I am writing clearly, there is always the reader who doesn’t know my heart or doesn’t hear the words the way they were intended.

I feel as though a few people have taken what I said and twisted it. When I wrote my post on Friday, I had a grand total of eleven blog  followers. Yes, eleven. I generally post on facebook and have had a loyal little group of readers that numbered thirty or so. That is who I generally write for.  People who know me  know that I dislike talking on the telephone. I’d pretty much rather clean a toilet than spend time on the phone. I…

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