The Bible is the Holy Word of God. Written by man but directed by God.
The Koran is the same thing, perhaps to Muslims, even more. In some ways, it may BE Allah.
Burning it, or even threatening to burn it is an insult.
And that crazy Pastor Jones SHOULD be called out for this nonsense. People are right to be outraged.
But where is the outcry against this?
We’re human. Subject to all the vagracies that go along with that. We get our feelings hurt. We get defensive and competative. We have a born and bred desire -need in fact- to protect ourselves and our own.
It’s natural for us to react to situations where we feel threatened. And those reactions, are not always what we would want them to be. In many cases, days or weeks after, as we look back, we wish that we would have been able to handle the situation better.
But in the heat of the moment–we just….react.
It’s natural after all. But we should try to do better. Continue reading