Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Alabama gunman had sued slain mother's employer

image “We found a list of people he worked with, people who had done him wrong,” Coffee County District Attorney Gary McAliley said in a brief interview outside his mother’s house where the rampage began.

The killings were the worst mass killings by a single gunman in Alabama state history, and devastated rural communities in two counties near the Florida border. While the list was one of several perplexing clues that emerged on Wednesday about McClendon’s life, authorities couldn’t say what set him off. read more...

Keeping a "list of wrongs" is the easiest thing in the world to do. It takes no talent; no creativity. There is zero talent involved. Horror is the bitter fruit of such a list.

1 Cor. 13:5 & 6 (NLT)
It does not demand its own way. It is not irritable, and it keeps no record of being wronged. It does not rejoice about injustice but rejoices whenever the truth wins out.

Imagine what the world would be like if you kept a "list of repairs" or a "list of reconciliations".

Alabama gunman had sued slain mother's employer | Top stories | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle

2 comments:

T. Michael Cart said...

List of reconciliations. That's awesome. Yes, unfortunately, none of us really knows how our actions can affect another...not totally.

That is a tragedy to be sure.

We ought to be in prayer for his family and for the victims' families.

luann said...

"Keeping a 'list of wrongs' is the easiest thing in the world to do. It takes no talent; no creativity."

Great thoughts. I am going to have to remember that one.