We don't own any guns. We also live in Canada.
I have some thoughts though.
If crazy, angry, bad people want to do BAD things they will do them. If they don't have any problem shooting and killing people, they won't have any problem buying or stealing illegal guns. They also won't have a problem shooting innocent people or law enforcement.
What I want to know is how there are SO many guns on the streets? Are all these guns lawfully obtained? Where did they come from? Are the shootings done by people who purchased the guns legally?
I also want to know about the crazy people. Were those people exposed to video games? Are they mental health patients? Are they are pharmaceuticals (prescribed or otherwise)?
I think shootings are about more than just guns. They are about people who are hurting and or angry. People who are broken and in need of a savior.
To say guns are the problem is wrong. Guns are not the problem. The problem is there are people who are lost and many of them don't even know they are lost and they just take out their pain on the world in whatever way presents itself.
So how can we solve the problem? We can start by not being part of it. We can start by being there for people who are hurting, lost, angry, broken and helping to meet their needs (His hands extended). We can start by being the body of Christ like we are supposed to be.
We can stop trying to make these shootings a political cause and start making them a personal cause by looking around us. We can open our eyes and let Him show us who is hurting around us and needing a little more love or patience or understanding. We can give a little more, sacrifice a little more, share a little more, open ourselves up a little more.
I don't usually write about guns... but it has been in the news like crazy and on my mind.
What say you?
I told you so.
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