I sucked the air out of the room, wondering how this world will change again, wondering if there can be any hope of peace anywhere with violence erupting everywhere.
Please God, do not let President Bush believe that another invasion of another country is a solution to anything. Time cannot tick quickly enough toward the end of his miserable tenure as our embarrassing national and (sadly) world leader.
Here are some reports from The Times of India: news of the assassination
27 Dec 2007, 2206 hrs IST,AP
27 Dec 2007, 2229 hrs IST,CHIDANAND RAJGHATTA,TNN
Admittedly, I have not fully researched the Pakistani-Indian region conflicts, but add it to my list of worries, my doubts of any glimmer of possibility of peace--world peace, country peace, state peace, three generations of one family killed on Christmas Eve near Seattle... a little girl was killed in our city... I'm sure it was an accident of random violence. I can't bear to think of these families killing families.
So, the birth of Jesus and the promise of Grace and Peace that He brings continues to be a Promise in waiting.