Showing posts with label When disaster happens. Show all posts
Showing posts with label When disaster happens. Show all posts

7 Sep 2017

When Disaster Strikes


Why does a merciful God allow such things to happen?

21 Jan 2014

"When disaster happens" - A Father Ignatius story by Victor S E Moubarak

In this story Father Ignatius teaches us how to deal with life when things go wrong. His advice may surprise you ...

“We interrupt this programme to bring you a News Flash …” blared the radio in the kitchen.

Father Ignatius stopped his cooking for a minute and listened attentively. There had been a train crash not far from where he lived. Somehow the train was de-railed and fell down a steep embankment into a nearby river. There were a number of casualties as well as many injuries.

The priest rang the emergency number given by the radio announcer to enquire how he might help. He was asked to go to the local hospital to donate blood, and also to help comfort some of the not seriously wounded.

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