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  1. Jan says:

    All I can say is God is with her and her parents. I’ve given up the idea that God is all powerful. As Richard Rohr writes in his new book “Immortal Diamond,” God is the great “allower”–giving us the freedom to do whatever, which also means environmentally, etc., which I believe is the reason that cancer and auto-immune diseases keep increasing. I can be pretty flakey about this, but my faith has been shaped by asking “who is with me?” and not “why?” In the end, all will be well, which doesn’t help during the pain and agony. I think it’s important to wrestle with the questions you ask, but I’m not sure that there are any easy answers. Thanks for letting me ramble on, Jim.

    • Jim says:

      Thanks, Jan. Your weren’t rambling. I appreciated your comment. There are no easy answers only easy questions.

  2. Jan says:

    And here are some quotes about the “Great Allower” that I put on my blog.

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