Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 19 Share on Twitter 1 Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
Exclusive to OpEdNews:
OpEdNews Op Eds    H3'ed 12/6/20

Lament of a Coronavirus Casualty: "Lord, Why Didn't You Save Me?"

Become a Premium Member Would you like to know how many people have read this article? Or how reputable the author is? Simply sign up for a Advocate premium membership and you'll automatically see this data on every article. Plus a lot more, too.
Author 56926
Follow Me on Twitter     Message Bernard Starr
Become a Fan
  (12 fans)
Graveyard;photo by Pauk;script by Starr
Graveyard;photo by Pauk;script by Starr
(Image by Pauk.)
  Details   DMCA

Lord, why did you let me die from COVID-19? I had faith you would save me.

Yes, I didn't wear a mask. But I had faith you would save me.

Yes, I attended packed rallies. But I had faith you would save me.

Yes, I shopped in malls and didn't maintain social distancing. But I had faith you would save me.

Yes, I celebrated holidays with my large extended family. But I had faith you would save me.

Yes, I held prayer sessions with fifty neighbors crowded into my home to worship you--with more worshipers gathered on my lawn. But I had faith you would save me.

Yes, I told others to stand up to the pandemic with faith, not the recommendations of so-called experts. But I had faith you would save me.

I am a person of deep faith. Why didn't you save me?

The Lord:

Message from above
Message from above
(Image by wikimedia commons)
  Details   DMCA

"I sent you science and you ignored it. Worse, you denied science and medical experts. The miracles of science protected you from other diseases, threats, and dangers. Science also gave you many of the joys and comforts of life that you cherished. True faith is respecting all divine creations, including science."


Supported 1   Interesting 1   Valuable 1  
Rate It | View Ratings

Bernard Starr Social Media Pages: Facebook Page       Twitter Page       Linked In Page       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

Bernard Starr, PhD, is a psychologist and professor emeritus at CUNY, Brooklyn College. His screenplay "The Crucifixion of Truth" a thriller set in 16th century Italy and Spain has been optioned for a feature film or TV series by Atlantic and (more...)

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Follow Me on Twitter     Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
   (Opens new browser window)

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

Corporations Plan for Post-Middle-Class America

Mind Control: How Donald Trump Has Transformed Americans into Pavlov's Dogs

How Congress Became a 'Cathouse' of Prostitutes Paying Off Their Pimps

The Pandemic Disease of the 21st Century Is on the Rise

Reza Aslan: Why Aren't You a Jew?

Why Have Art Historians Been Silent About the Falsification of Biblical History in Artworks?

To View Comments or Join the Conversation: