We will not fear
Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea
- Psalm 46 v2
That's why we won't be afraid when the world falls apart, when the mountains crumble into the center of the sea, when its waters roar and rage, when the mountains shake because of its surging waves. After 60 hours a mom was waiting for equipment to life layers of cement off the space she hoped her son was still alive in.
At 185 Lamont Dr, Laura was upstairs and I was downstairs when the 3 point something earthquake struck West Seneca. Sounding a bit like a massive dump truck hitting the house or an explosion, when we walked outside all was quiet. Some people still blame God for every act. I am not sure. Humans get involved in a lot of invasive behavior that affects our global village. Do you worship a God who is a help or planned for over 7,000 Turk and Syrians to die as the plates of the earth move? It is always easier to praise God sitting in an Adirondack chair than at the front lines of relief efforts. Probably pathetically i am praying for the rescue workers and the families in mourning. I haven't looked to see if there are flights available to go and help. Then I am not a large machine operator, a medic or a social worker. Maybe the only question to focus on right now is, Are you afraid? Is there any situation in the presence of God that gives you fear or that you hold on to fear and not God? Stu