Why, Lord? – NBC

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“Why, Lord?” I cried
when I heard about the massacre
in Las Vegas that night.
I recall the last such incident
that I prayed and wished
it would be the last.
Why did this lone gunman kill 
all those innocent people?
Was it because of too much hatred
and lack of love?
Was he distraught, brainwashed
or think he can play God?
But who am I to question you, Lord.
For your thoughts are not my thoughts.
I pray that you’ll comfort
the families that are grieving,
those who got hurt and need speedy healing.
I plead for you to stir and awaken
the hearts of those in power
to make it a little harder for
 a reckless man like him
to gun down people.
May we who feel so powerless
continue to stand strong in unity 
and do our small part
to make this world a safer
and better place to live.

giphy

 

 

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6 thoughts on “Why, Lord? – NBC

  1. It was very sad indeed. Anyway, the deeds of those first responders warmed my heart. They risked their lives by putting themselves in the line of fire to save people. There should be more people like that in this world.

    And yes, this is the time for us to become united as one. Those rhetorics that cause great divide that’s popular these days would do as no good.

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