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July 27, 2005


I like the way Heidi states our feelings so clearly... the way she says that it is hard to face the evil in the world when we have so much pain in our own lives, yet we all must remember that Christ died for the pain and to think of the pain He went through- He can relate to all pain.. but it is hard to hear of more pain in the world.. I am glad to hear of orgainizations that help with this pain. Thank you for sharing and stating so clear what we all think when we hear of these terrible things happening.


Thanks for those comments. I hope that others are encouraged by learning about how people are responding and then take the next step to find ways to either engage or support those who are responding. I'll have some tangible next steps in tomorrow's posting.


It is true that when we are faced with the horror of these stories day in day out, we can easily become immune as we struggle with our feelings of helplessness and wondering where God is in the midst of all this suffering.
Thank you for sharing the encouragement that in all this we can still do something and help change lives- one person, one community at a time.

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