If someone, even someone you thought was attractive or sympathized with, could rifle through your thoughts, had the physical capability of ripping them out or apart and did so, without your consent or even with it, would you actually make excuses for them? Would you justify their actions based on their supposedly tragic past and try to help them with their problems when they actually did harm to and misused one of the deepest parts of yourself?

I asked myself this question and immediately, without doubt, with as much conviction and outrage as I could muster up, I thought NO.
London experiences church growth

LONDON, England — Reports said the Diocese of London was glad to announce that they were able to acquire a remarkable increase in the number of their members. The diocese added that the first decade of the century was marked by a strong growth for their church.