There are many analogies waiting for the incident at the “Batman: The Dark Knight Rises” premiere in Colorado. While we may not have the power to stop maniacs like the shooter in Colorado, we can do our part by heeding Paul’s words in Romans 12:21, “Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.” We overcome evil by showing doing what is required of Christ-followers: “And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God” (Micah 6:8).
Like the rest of the country, I was shocked and disheartened this morning as I heard the news of the “Batman Shooting” in Aurora, Colorado. As news commentators cry, “What is this world coming to?” and “How did this happen?”, I am asking myself another question: What kind of childhood will my children remember?
“The youngest reported victim is a 3-month-old, who is said to be doing fine at University Hospital, where 20 patients, including nine in critical condition, are being treated. Another victim is a six-year-old being treated at Children’s Hospital, where a total of six victims were taken. Their condition wasn’t known. Victims were rushed to six area hospitals overall.” ~CBS News
Retro Wishes, Childhood Dreams
“Be home before the streetlights come on,” was the summertime rule in my house. Growing up in the small town of Plymouth, Michigan, during the 80’s was a real-life Sandlot experience. Between…
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