When tragedy occurs we naturally want to reach out with words of comfort. We have to do better than “thoughts and prayers.”
We’ve been pelted with tragedies — some human created and others of nature — and many of us are reflecting and praying. Texas mass shootings, multiple other mass shootings, Hurricane Dorian, many other hurricanes that left swaths of populated areas devastated, and the deadly California dive-boat fire are just a few of the tragedies we have grieved over in the last few months.
But I’m tired of the “thoughts and prayers” condolences to the victims and their loved ones, and I know I’m not alone.
When these condolences come from elected officials who could create laws to curb violence or provide adequate help to clean up after storms, we cry out
Don’t just tweet your “thoughts and prayers,” DO SOMETHING!
I know I’ve been guilty in the past of tossing out “my thoughts and prayers are with __________.” But no more.
Yes, our positive…
This is only a snippet of a Spiritual article written by Teresa Blythe
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