Recent News – I Saw Something Disturbing

From a distance, I saw a demonstration –  a large crowd laughing and rejoicing on my TV screen.  I saw people waving flags and displaying signs about someone being killed.  There was victorious celebration in the streets in front of large buildings. It reminded me of the revelling in the Middle East after our Twin Towers fell  on 9-11.  Curious, I came closer.  I began to see signs of hatred and revenge on those faces.  “Must be those Muslims demonstrating their hatred of Americans again,” I thought.  Then I ‘saw’ the dog Satan slavering over the fresh bone of vengeful death. Licking his jowls over the raw meat of bloody hate, death, and war.  That was disconcerting, to say the least.  Now the disturbing part……   I discovered that the roiling sea of people were gathered in front of our own White House.  They were Americans.

Am I glad Bin Laden is dead?  Of course.  Do I savor the dubious ‘victory’ of revenge? Unfortunately.  Did the angels rejoice and God smile at Bin Laden’s destruction?  I doubt it.  We should be careful how far our emotions take us into darker places. There is a fine line we need to see. We should be concerned about how much we begin to look just like the people who hate us.   We should remember which enemy we are really “fighting”.  I’m just saying….


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