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Christmas 2012: God bless the children

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During the Christmas / Hanukkah holidays we are blessed if we are able to gather with our families and friends and share the good tidings and blessings of the season. But this year inexplicable and unspeakable events have drawn the eyes of the world upon us.

As a nation we were horrified to learn of the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut. The suffering of the families there is unfathomable, and if we learn nothing else from it, we must learn to never take for granted the gift we have in each breath we take.

Our hope is our future and our future is our children. May God bless you and your family wherever you may be. May God bless the men and women of our Armed Forces. And on this Christmas especially, may God bring...


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Submitted Dec 24, 2012 By: PD
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joanne_abrahams
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Message Posted: Dec 31, 2012 10:22:35 AM

sad
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Message Posted: Dec 31, 2012 8:55:33 AM

Merry Christmas
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 1:42:20 PM

When a GasBuddy Blog post is submitted by GB staff, it is automatically placed at the top of the 'Top 5 Recent News\GasBuddy Blog' area, where it will remain until the next official blog post is made. This is done purposefully to expose the blog.

The GasBuddy Official Blog is not updated as often as the Daily News Article feature (as the blog is not user driven), in the event you click on a blog article, and it is the same as the previous days article, the blog has not yet seen a new post. Some articles can often remain for a few days (the blog contributors are understandably not required to submit new content over the weekend or during the holidays).

If you've responded to the blog post already, you can choose to either join in on the current discussion at hand, or move on to another news article.

I'd recommend the All Recent News page.

This user driven area of user submitted articles is fairly active with lots of content to respond to.

-Don
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 7:44:06 AM

Yes, but it's still old.
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 6:39:12 AM

Dee, if you haven't noticed, it's not an article, but a blog entry by GB god Patrick De Haan....
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 12:29:50 PM

This is the fourth day this article has been presented.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 11:42:21 AM

yes!
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:21:50 AM

The children may be dead but this story just won't go away.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:00:51 AM

I've commented on this for 3 days!
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:52:47 AM

God bless the children. Amen.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:50:30 AM

Do the right thing!
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:48:56 AM

I am a student of history and have read a lot of newspaper accounts of tragedies from the last 200 years. There have always been violently insane people who commit awful acts. Today we learn of these horrendous crimes in virtually real time. 200 years ago, it took weeks.

It's clear that we need to find a better way to deal with mental health issues.
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Happy New Year
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:45:29 AM

Heltonw is right on the money. The Pope's Christmas message this year was also on target when he spoke of us needing more Jesus and less narcissism/selfishness in our lives.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:41:15 AM

God Bless all of us.

And God help us with Osama Obama in office
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:40:28 AM

Amen!

(and to those posters, such as "crmedic", that say it's not fuel related I also pray that you will find a heart).
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:39:28 AM

Same stuff
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:39:05 AM

It's tough not to think of this tragedy and the poor families involved. I hope their pain is manageable. Stay strong.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:38:49 AM

repost of repost of old news...
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:38:46 AM

We need a drastic change in the way we do things.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:38:08 AM

Saw this already.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:38:04 AM

ok.
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ok
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:35:06 AM

Again.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:33:58 AM

It would have been better if we had not taken God out of our schools.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:33:51 AM

ok.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:32:46 AM

Amen again here too.
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Old news
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:31:55 AM

Way too old, but amen!
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:30:40 AM


Old Post, but AMEN again!
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:30:30 AM

God bless you all
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AMEN!!
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:29:57 AM

old post
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Old
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C'mon, where's the GB Blog Police?!

(sarcasm off)
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This blog entry is old.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:27:59 AM

In this era, children especially need our blessing.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:27:25 AM

Hey PD-I think there was a band named after you: Asleep at the Wheel.
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Here's to our future.
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Thoughts of Christmas past.
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Read before, but still true
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Very old news.
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Old news.
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Old news.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:23:20 AM

ok
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Old news that really has nothing to do with fuel prices.
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ok.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:21:45 AM

I pray for the families whose homes were destroyed in the Christmas tornados.
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No news is good news.....
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:15:47 AM

Same article - ANOTHER day.
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I've read this before.
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