Prayables

Prayables


God Squad

posted by Prayables

The God Squad takes on evil, fights injustice and upholds the values of the people. Not to be confused with Linc, Pete, and Julie from the Mod Squad, The God Squad rights wrongs through a syndicated column. Not wrongs exactly, but more like faith-based misconceptions.

God Squad is written by Rabbi Marc Gelman. He’s a teacher of core faith principles that apply to everyone, regardless of religion. That in itself would require super power, yet somehow he get’s it done.

Rabbi Marc was asked a painful question from a grieving mother. She lost her daughter to drug abuse and wanted to know how God could let it happen. Here’s his reply,

God does not save us from death, no matter how we act. God gives us a way to live that will save us from some forms of death if we follow that path of righteousness.

Rabbi Marc continues,

God offers us a choice, not a promise. If we make the right choice, we’ll be protected from some forms of premature death. Drug abuse is an addiction, but one that begins with a bad choice. That choice for death is tragic but it is on us, and not on God.

Defender of God and explainer of evil is tough work. The God Squad is on the job. While being reassured that your daughter chose death isn’t an easy answer, it does beat the alternative. Living with the thought of God actively handing out death sentences to our children is more than one should bear.

Grieving mothers will always have difficult questions. The next one could come from the mother of an innocent child who dies too soon. Faith leaders like The God Squad will attempt to explain. The answer will hopefully provide comfort, and give strength to the mourner. But really, isn’t God the only One who knows the answer to “Why?”

- Prayables



  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Carol L. Gonzalez

    I used to hear the God Squad on the radio sometimes-the Priest and the Rabbi were both very interesting to hear from.

Previous Posts

Spiritually Healthy
Spiritually Health Get rid of what enslaves you. Find spiritual health and well-being by discovering personal freedom. Don't be defeated by your life circumstances. Here's how to change your life for good. Inspired by Rabbi Karyn Kedar's new book, "Omer: A Counting" Written by Susan Diamond,

posted 6:24:14pm Mar. 27, 2014 | read full post »

You Can Have A Better Marriage
You Can Have a Better Marriage By Susan Diamond, Prayables Some people have a stupendous, fireworks on the Fourth of July marriage. Others have a miserable, cry me a river marriage that really stinks. The rest, fit not-so-neatly in-between. How to have a better marriage? It's not as hard as you'

posted 2:08:09pm Mar. 19, 2014 | read full post »

Living Life Outside the Box
Contributed by Susan Good, Visit Gramma Good at www.grammagood.com I believe in living my life outside the box. I know many women of all ages don’t feel as I do and live inside the box their entire lives. Life inside the box means you’re content to live a routine life. You do not have the d

posted 5:03:30pm Mar. 07, 2014 | read full post »

Is There a Future for Religion?
Written By Susan Diamond, Publisher of Prayables, an online spiritual community for people of all faiths. Is There a Future for Religion? If I hear one more self-righteous matron bitch and moan about the religious morals of young people today, I'm going to smash someone's head. That's not very C

posted 10:27:07pm Feb. 19, 2014 | read full post »

Happy Life: 10 Tips & Observations from Gramma Good’s Mother
Contributed by Susan Good Visit Gramma Good at www.grammagood.com I call my mom at least once a day. Today we talked about buying a scrabble app for her computer. Ninety- two years old and my mother is going to play scrabble on her Mac! How fabulous is this mother of mine! I would normall

posted 11:28:18am Feb. 11, 2014 | read full post »




Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.