Kelly Wright, a Fox News reporter, has a column on their website yelling “it’s a miracle, it’s a miracle!” after a woman manages to survive a plunge into the Chesapeake Bay in her car. And to show how serious his arguments are, he begins by quoting noted philosopher John Bon Jovi.
“Miracles happen everyday, change your perception of what a miracle is and you’ll see them all around you.” — Jon Bon Jovi
If rock stars can believe in miracles, so can you.
Yeah, because I know when I’m wondering about serious questions like the nature of reality, the first person I think to ask is an aging hair metal singer.
It’s a common problem in the media. Some news organizations distance themselves from any reference to God, Jesus, or miracles, even when it’s germane to the story.
Such is the case with Morgan Lake whose car plunged 40 feet off Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay Bridge into the water below. Incredibly, Morgan managed to survive the horrifying ordeal. Many news outlets have reported her dramatic escape from death after her car but her mother explained to me, when I met both of them Tuesday, that some of those stations and networks deleted Morgan’s words of gratitude to God.
During my interview with Morgan, she emphasized that she wanted the whole story told. She wanted me to let you know how God’s supernatural power gave her superhuman strength to break free from a watery grave.
Right. And all those other people who drown every day? God said “screw em”? And the millions and millions of children around the world suffering from starvation, malnutrition and disease? God loves you so gosh darn much that he interfered to save your life but doesn’t give a shit about all of them? Is that really what you tell yourself so it all makes sense? Because it doesn’t make sense. At all.