All Blog Posts Tagged 'tragedy' (4)

An Iranian Woman Writes of Her Journey

"Tragedy after tragedy changed my life. Even though they changed me, but always, I have refused to be reduced by them... 

"I am an Iranian woman, a researcher, a learner, a lecturer and they call us the third generation and some call us the burnt generation, but I am very much alive! 

"I have been student my entire life, ... I started teaching at a college and became the youngest lecturer in the college, however my passion to gain more knowledge pushed me yet again behind the…

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Added by Joan Denoo on June 15, 2014 at 3:48pm — 1 Comment

Wow... New Mexico killings had Calvary Chapel twist!? 15 year old had blind'eye pastor dad this is nuts!

Scary thing is the owner of ramp 48 in fort laud dressed with fatigues all the time; they're jeb bush funded calvary as well! yikes! fubar

anyhew; same old tragic shit:

Griego then laid in wait for his father, pastor Greg Griego, and gunned him down when he walked in around 6 a.m., the report said.

The teen then called his unidentified friend and told him about his plan to continue the killing at Walmart, but the friend convinced him to go to his father’s old church, the…

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Added by AgeOfAtheists14 on January 21, 2013 at 5:15pm — 3 Comments

For those that did not think 'faith' had much to do w/influence etc.. with Miami guy that ripped face off homeless guy...

... . .. .. . ?



Yet faith remains a recurring theme in the story of Eugene’s life — and in his horrifying death. It is why he evangelized, led a Bible study for friends and had recently been looking for a church home. It is what sent his mother door to door, looking for a church that would have her son’s funeral. It is why police found verses ripped from his Bible scattered across the MacArthur Causeway a few feet from his body. And, perhaps, it is what helps people understand what…

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Added by AgeOfAtheists14 on July 16, 2012 at 1:27pm — 1 Comment

Miracles or Anti-miracles?

Why do religious people (or any people) consider good conclusions to bad situations to be miracles? Going about daily life on an average scale free of tragedy is not a rare, precious thing. It is the default. The real "miracle", or "anti-miracle", is that such a tragic and terrible thing happened in the first place. The odds are against planes crashing, being held at gunpoint, or being attacked by a shark. Just because one of these life-threatening situations ends in survival does not make it a… Continue

Added by cj the cynic on February 28, 2009 at 5:48pm — 1 Comment

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