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Newtown Gives us Much to Consider

rmccarthy Wrote: Dec 24, 2012 2:00 PM
Life is rife with problems and struggles yet most create one problem from another not knowing the wisdom of a loving God. It might be a combination of many things like it usually is. However, to the extent that I have caused myself and anyone else grief by not knowing and listening and understanding God, I am sorry and am doing much better now.

Nothing strikes deeper to the heart than the loss of children. It's one more reason why the horror in Newtown, Conn., has hurt our nation so badly.

I do not believe there is any human suffering like the suffering of a parent who loses a child.

I know it from personal experience. I lost a beautiful, young teenage daughter almost 10 years ago, and the pain never goes away.

When tragedy strikes, we want to do something. It is a natural human instinct that when we suffer, we conclude it is because something is broken and to want...