God’s Heart Broke First ~

I could not find words for this tragedy. So I share thoughts from Nicole ~
Be good to each other, friends ♥ paula

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My heart was not the first to break when I learned of the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. I was not the first person to cry or get angry either. I cannot imagine the insurmountable pain that families and friends of victims are facing in these difficult times.

I think God’s heart was the first to break … even before the first shot was fired.

As soon as I opened Facebook on Friday, my screen was flooded with messages of sympathy, condolences, and some casting judgement. I think the majority of the messages unknowingly cause more pain and distress. I think they are making the situation worse by portraying God as a heartless entity who allows the murder of children. I am not professing to have all the answers, but I don’t agree with this portrayal of God at all. I am, at best, a human struggling to live the…

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15 Responses to God’s Heart Broke First ~

  1. artsifrtsy says:

    Really nice piece – It’s hard to assemble words that can begin to make sense of this.

  2. Clanmother says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with the families tonight. I grieve…

  3. jmgoyder says:

    I just read it – brilliant.

  4. thoughtsfromanamericanwoman says:

    Good article – The title says it all.

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