Monday, June 7, 2010

Deadly but legal combinations

Just before 2 AM I stood in the rain looking at a 20 something young man's lifeless body lying face down in puddle of water. It was obvious that he had suffered a stabbing in his abdomen.

Across the street is a well-known local watering hole. Last night they sponsored a wet t-shirt contest.

Young men. Alcohol. Young girls willing to make public spectacles of their bodies. Tempers. Mix them together and the result is too often toxic.

One life ended early in the morning hours. Another life will be spent behind bars.

We all make choices every day. Sometimes they can be our last.

What guides you to make choices that are healthy and sane? For me it is a relationship I began with Jesus Christ many years ago.

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