How Do We Forgive?

Today saw yet another example of how truly awful human beings can be.  I heard the news with a strange mixture of sadness, frustration, and horror… but not shock. I wondered all afternoon why I wasn’t more shocked, but a good friend hit the nail on the head after Bible study tonight: “It’s almost like we’ve come to expect it.  It just doesn’t surprise us anymore.”

That issue aside, it didn’t take long for me to go from grief for the people affected to anger, and the question, “Who?  Why?”  Of course, behind those questions is the desire to see justice.  I want to know who did this, and I want them to be caught.

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