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Saturday, December 15, 2012

Hope still for today?

I am a grandmother--there were other parents and grandmothers and grandfathers involved in the horrible killing on this December day who now only have memories for this Christmas instead of special small ones to hold close and dear.  Mine aren't close but at least I know others who will be able to hold them close. Those powerful guns didn't kill those dear children and wonderful staff; the blackened heart (by what we do not know) led to inanimate objects being used for bad by a very living human being.  Does that make all guns bad? Does that make all human beings bad?  No it does not.  But the only thing that can make a bad heart right and PROBABLY not resort to senseless works of darkness is through the Spirit of God who can dwell in our hearts to take away the 'night' and turn it into day...I read a saying online a few moments ago--Christ was born in the night--his parents met him in the dark; they dwelt amongst hard dark times as well (the ruler was seeking to kill all babies and children 2 and under).  Christ was born to change dark into light.  As we pray for these hurting families and for hurting hearts of those that now might live in fear--let us remember the ruler of light is Jesus Christ and through Him is all darkness taken away.  Be a shining light this Christmas if you know Christ; and if you don't--you can KNOW Him. 

1Timothy 1:15  This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief. 

I trust the parents and grandparents of the families involved will be comforted and helped during their dark days. 

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