A strong earthquake struck central Mexico on Monday, swaying tall buildings in the capital and rattling nerves in a city already tense from a swine flu outbreak suspected of killing as many as 149 people nationwide
Near the epicenter in the Pacific coast state of Guerrero, two women aged 67 and 75 died of heart attacks during or shortly after the earthquake, and four homes and a perimeter wall collapsed in and around the resort of Acapulco, state police reported.
"I'm scared," said Sarai Luna Pajas, a 22-year-old social services worker standing outside her Mexico City office building moments after it hit. "We Mexicans are not used to living with so much fear, but all that is happening â€” the economic crisis, the illnesses and now this â€” it feels like the Apocalypse."...
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Gil Rugh said or, wrote: ....We should be moved with compassion when tragedies take place but we must have a proper perspective about tragedies. The God who created everything continues to be active in His Creation. He sustains it, directs it, and controls it. The Father and the Son are involved in the Creation. The Deist position that the Creation goes on by the working of natural laws without Christ's involvement is not biblical. The Scriptures from Genesis 1:1 through Revelation 22:21 speak of His personal and direct involvement. Such is our comfort and confidence in times such as these if the Creator Christ is our personal Lord and Savior!