I don’t, and won’t do this often, but I think everyone should read this blog post from a survivor of the Colorado shooting. What admirable faith, hope and peace she has even in the worst of times. Praying for the friends and families of the victims… that God will provide them with comfort and healing as they deal with this tragedy.

Marie-Ellen

So, you still believe in a merciful God?”  Some of the comments online are genuinely inquisitive, others are contemptuous in nature. Regardless of the motive behind the question, I will respond the same way.

Yes.

Yes, I do indeed.

Absolutely, positively, unequivocally.

Let’s get something straight: the theater shooting was an evil, horrendous act done by a man controlled by evil.  God did not take a gun and pull the trigger in a crowded theater. He didn’t even suggest it. A man did.

In His sovereignty, God made man in His image with the ability to choose good and evil.

Unfortunately, sometimes man chooses evil.

I was there in theater 9 at midnight, straining to make out the words and trying to figure out the story line as The Dark NightRises began. I’m not a big movie-goer. The HH and I prefer to watch movies in the comfort…

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  1. Hi Camilla,
    I’m bad!! I haven’t had time to write to you but I have been thinking about you a lot and praying for you. I love reading your blog so keep it up (when you can). I hope you had a wonderful time in London with the family and the wedding was fun.
    Time is flying. A year will go by in no time. I am so proud of you. God is doing amazing things thru and to you. (I’m actually a little jealous!).
    Let me know i there is anything I can send to you from here.
    Love you, Louise

  2. Thanks Camilla. This blog is so inspirational and I was glad to read it after a difficult day at the hospital. How God can use this tragedy to his glory. Prayers of love and support for the survivors. Take care, my love.

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