In the “Good Old Days”, if God wanted to “gently” show His displeasure, He could allow a drought or earthquake or flood to get Man’s attention. The severity directly depended on how deadened His peoples’ consciences had become.
But now Science has neutralized these methods of communication by showing that they are able to detect the precursors of these events and ascribe them to global warming, etc.
I wonder if any of these scientists thought of investigating the effect that the 40 foot high cross on Mt. Krizevac had in eliminating the crop-destroying hail storms in Medjugorje?
Somehow it seems like legalizing prostitution, medicinal marijuana, homosexual marriages, abortion on demand, euthanasia, sterilization, pornography, elimination of any kind of prayer or mention of God , to mention a few – might not be heading in the right direction.
Our scientists’ highest understanding of love is that it is a strong chemical action in each creature which has evolved to ensure the survival of that species.
Small wonder then, that the idea of God’s love, which requires Him to hide any direct revelation, doesn’t seem like a fruitful area for investigation.
God is very patient. He allows the situation to get increasingly black and white to help us see more clearly.
He doesn’t like to shout, but what’s a poor God going to do?