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For the people of Christchurch NZ
« on: December 23, 2011, 11:24:46 AM »
for the people of Christchurch - hit once more by tremors

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16313249

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Re: For the people of Christchurch NZ
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2011, 12:10:46 PM »
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Re: For the people of Christchurch NZ
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2011, 01:15:50 PM »
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Re: For the people of Christchurch NZ
« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2011, 01:31:23 PM »

Lord, have mercy and keep everyone safe!
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Re: For the people of Christchurch NZ
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2011, 05:59:22 PM »
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Re: For the people of Christchurch NZ
« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2011, 06:26:08 PM »
Greetings in that Divine and Most Precious Name of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!

Being a born and raised Angelino I can readily relate, God be with them!  And God be with us too, the last few earthquake drills really scared me, it seems an entire generations of Californians who are too young to have experienced the last big quake (the 1994 Northridge quake) simply have no frame of reference to make sense of what an earthquake really is, so they are much like people from Iowa.  Actually, its worse, because these kids have experienced small earthquakes and so really they wrongfully assume that earthquakes might be harmless because all the small earthquakes they've experienced were relatively harmless in God's Grace.  I'm the opposite, I grew up in the crucible of the aftermath of three major, devastating quakes in the Los Angeles area and so it is embedded in my brain to take ALL earthquakes very seriously.  We here in LA may have learned to have our own Ricter scale and can measure if an earthquake is even worth getting out of bed or not, however every jolt at least in my own heart, creates the fear that it could suddenly become something much worse.

Let us then pray for ALL folks living on this volatile ring of fire (and I ain't talkin bout no Johnny Cash tunes)

stay blessed,
habte selassie
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Re: For the people of Christchurch NZ
« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2011, 07:05:54 PM »
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Re: For the people of Christchurch NZ
« Reply #7 on: December 23, 2011, 11:46:04 PM »
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Re: For the people of Christchurch NZ
« Reply #8 on: December 25, 2011, 02:30:49 PM »
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Re: For the people of Christchurch NZ
« Reply #9 on: December 25, 2011, 03:55:16 PM »
Prayers......

Lord Have Mercy....Amen Amen
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