HOW CAN WE STOP THE SNIPER? Apparently we need to pray for it to end. For the life of me, I can’t imagine why an all-knowing God needs to be told that a sniper going around killing innocent people is something that we would like to see stopped. Apparently he can’t be bothered to intervene unless we ask it of him. Unless of course, we ask, and then he doesn’t intervene because it’s not part of his plan. But if he has a plan he’s going to follow no matter what, then praying becomes a pretty pointless exercise except, perhaps, for reducing one’s stress level – doesn’t it? I think the investigation and resolution of these senseless murders will be better served by people on their feet with their eyes open rather than on their knees with eyes shut – but maybe that’s just me.
Only reason I probably didn’t write a similar post myself is due to the fact that I tend to stay away from overly religious oriented blogs due to how they tend to cause my gag reflex to kick in. Andy pretty much says everything I would’ve said anyway. My motto is: Hands that help are better than lips that pray.