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Friday, December 14, 2012

Why?

I was going to write a post about Christmas,
and antiques, and delicious food today,
but the news about the school shootings
in Connecticut has stunned me, and I cannot focus.

I'm sure it has done the same to you.


Unimaginable loss and pain.  
And the unanswerable why?



I don't know what to wish for, or what to pray for,
on this terrible day.  But I pray anyway, with
"sighs too deep for words," as Paul writes in his
Epistle to the Romans, with faith that the
Lord understands what my words cannot express.
 -- Cass

21 comments:

  1. It really is unbelievable, Cass. It's all I can think about today. I actually feel sick to my stomach over the whole thing. I can't even imagine what those families are going through. So, so sad.
    -Shelley

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  2. We are all praying with the families and the community. This is an unthinkable tragedy and there are no words we can say. Truly sighs (and tears) too deep for words.

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  3. Day was going so well, & I came home to this news... so unimagineable.
    Truly, my heart is breaking.
    May God wrap His loving arms around those directly affected, giving them comfort & Peace.

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  4. Unbelievable sadness. My prayers go out to all the families.

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  5. It's awful -- so many young lives cut short. In December we play Christmas carols and rarely have the TV on -- I found out later. Prayers for all the families. And Cass, you are so CLOSE to it!

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  6. I had a long list of things to do today - turned on the news and I shut down. I just can't imagine...
    My heart and prayers go out to the victims of this horrific crime.

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  7. I am also at a loss except for...why? And there will never be an answer good enough! I am so heartbroken for the everyone in this country but especially for those folks in Connecticut! May all of your prayers and thoughts be felt by every one of them!

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  8. I know, Cass. I just feel sick-absolutely heartbroken and sick- xo Diana

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  9. Indeed, a terrible event has taken too many lives, upset too many families and their plans. It's stunned all of us. Praying for every single family involved.

    ~Blessings,
    Jan

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  10. Heartbreaking and just so unbelievable. How sad and tragic. Praying with you and so many!
    Miss Bloomers

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  11. I am feeling the same way, Cass. Words cannot come to mind with the grief and sadness that overcomes me right now but, thankfully, the Lord knows the prayer that is in my heart.

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  12. I just found out as I do not watch news after 6am. This is so heart breaking. You are the first post I read. Hard to write with tears. My prayers are there for all the affected. Your compassion is welcome. The whole world needs to listen to this.

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  13. So very heart breaking! A very sad country right now...Prayers going to so many!

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  14. Cass,
    There are no words, just deep, profound sadness.
    Your Friend,
    Deborah

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  15. Cass,
    I cannot focus on a blog post. Anything that I had planned on sharing seems quite selfish and trivial.

    Carol

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