Monthly Archives: August 2011

How God Transforms Tragedy (III)

That God waits out our anger in patience helps us work through our emotional pain. God’s patience, however, represents a passive response to us. Is there anything active he does to transform our tragedy? Or to help us transform our tragedy? For … Continue reading

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How God Transforms Tragedy (II)

In tragedy, we feel a whole lot of different negative emotions. We feel angry, for example, very angry, sometimes enraged at our losses. How dare God allow tragedy to happen – to me? After all the faithful service I’ve given … Continue reading

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How God Transforms Tragedy (I)

God also transforms our tragedies. While time, nature, and others enable us to survive and change (transform) through the aftermath of a tragic event, God also plays a part.  I also believe he uses those other factors I mentioned. He … Continue reading

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Transformation through Social Support (continued)

We need each other. As social beings, we need one another as partners in marriage, in work, in friendship, and in life. That is no more true than when we’re faced with a disaster. One couple who survived Katrina described … Continue reading

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