I'd been told that hockey was the one area that Canadians were not passive about. The Olympics gave me a little glimpse, but they won, so apparently it was all good. Last night gave the other end of the spectrum. I wasn't sure whether I should even comment on it, but I still can't believe how out of control they were. My husband said that the Canucks always blow it when they get to the big game, only this time they got a little farther than before. He was not cheering for them, so I didn't either:). The thing is, from what I'm told, there are just as many Canadians playing for the Boston team, that it really shouldn't have mattered. They could have cheered because most of the team that won had roots in Canada. Apparently, that wasn't enough. The thing that boggles my mind is-Why take it out on the city, cars, police, etc...? They weren't responsible for the loss. The ones that let the fans down were the players. The ones that get millions of dollars a year to play a game. I don't advocate the violence at all. I just think, "what a waste". They destroyed banks, looted stores, burned vehicles and all for what?
http://watch.ctv.ca/news/clip485623#clip485623 (paste the link to watch)
This may be a totally pointless post. Not sure. Just some rambling right now. Just imagine if all that destructive energy was redirected. Say those people got saved and then used all their energy to spread the Gospel, non violently, of course. There's truly too much wasted time and energy in this world today. I'm not talking in the "green energy" sense either. People are just wasting their lives. Not fulfilling the purpose for which they were created. Not really fulfilling much of anything. There's such an emptyness and people live for these sports seasons. I'll end with this verse:Ephesians 5:16 "Redeeming the time, because the days are evil." This was relevant all those years ago and it's still relevant today.