Woman tests faith in God by causing a crash that injured two

Woman tests faith in God by causing a crash that injured two January 20, 2020

BELIEVERS in imaginary gods do incredibly stupid and dangerous things.

A Pennsylvanian woman – Nadejda Reilly, 31 – escaped uninjured after deliberately crashing her car into an oncoming vehicle to test her faith in God – and, according to police, expressed no remorse for the injuries cause to the people in the other car.

An investigator said Reilly told him she had been driving around for a few hours, waiting for “a calling from God”.

When the Almighty failed to provide that call, Reilly decided to galvanise him into action by driving into the oncoming car on Route 93 near Weatherly, Carbon County, on January 7.

Wrote trooper Bruce Balliet in an arrest affidavit.

Reilly related God took care of her by not having her injured. Reilly expressed no concerns or remorse for the victims. Reilly also stated she did not care if the other people were injured because God would have taken care of them.

The two people in the other vehicle were taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries, Balliet wrote.

Reilly has been charged with aggravated assault and other offences over allegations she purposely caused the crash.  

An online court docket indicated her $50,000 bail was revoked last Wednesday.

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  • CoastalMaineBird

    God will also cover the other folks’ medical bills, and both your cars’ repair bills.

    Or not.

  • Götterdämmerung

    Another example of the mental illness that is religious belief.

  • Tawreos

    Why do they always involve other people in their delusions? If she wants to test god on herself, she is free to do so, but leave the rest of us out of it.

  • Norman Parron

    Delusional,criminal ahole who should lose everything and be put into jail for a long time.
    She could have tested jesus by jumping off a bridge & hurt no one but her useless self!!

  • Jim Jones

    To be fair, it’s more likely that religion is the goto of the mentally ill since it’s familiar fantasy.

  • ephemerol

    Yep, god still simply refuses to intervene in the mechanistic operation of the orderly and predictable laws of the universe. Thanks for checking. We never would have known god does fvckaII without you!

  • Jaime Hunter

    I had a friend and coworker, Tom, who was being groomed for Catholic priesthood. But he read the bible. And that was that! The thing is, Tom had an unstoppable critical thinking brain that simply couldn’t accommodate god-beliefs, “miracles,” etc. Tom taught me an important concept:

    Many religion-subscribers–which by definition and nature of religions, have had to suspend critical thinking and inquiry in order to buy into particular religion held–are able to “compartmentalize” their brain; in other words, when they need to think critically, they can “turn off” the religious part of their mind, and focus on critical thinking / analsis as required to solve real-word, shall I say “earthly”, problems.

    But Tom taught me something else: It’s dicey enough when you indoctrinate a child–whose brain is highly impressionable and programmed (by genetics) to believe rather than question–and teach them fantasies-as-facts. BUT when that is done to a child with a mental disability (say, schizophrenia), then the RISKS INCREASE DRAMATICALLY.

    Tom’s brother had a mental disorder, and he was filled with religion-beliefs. Having the congenital defect that already made it hard to differentiate between fact and fiction, here’s what happened: At one point, his brother drove to a radio broadcast tower–with intent on climbing it (and jumping?)–to “give himself to God.” Fortunately, Tom was able to stop his brother before what could have been a disaster.

  • Michael Neville

    I certainly hope that the two people she injured sue Reilly for every dollar she’s likely to see in the next thirty years.

  • Broga

    I hope she calls God as a witness at her trial.

  • Barry Duke

    … “But he read the bible. And that was that! ” A timely point as Saturday marked the birth on January 1881 of A A Milne of “Winnie the Pooh” fame. He one said: “The Old Testament is responsible for more atheism, agnosticism, disbelief — call it what you will — than any book ever written; it has emptied more churches than all the counter-attractions of cinema, motor bicycle and golf course.”

  • Brian Davis

    There’s no need for that. I’m sure she can speak on his behalf.

  • Chris Hogue

    Due to this recurring theme, we obviously need a public service announcement stating the jesus’ driving privileges have yet to be acquired.

  • Broga

    Unlike C.S.Lewis of Narnia fame (the God figure) who said, ” I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.” Not much of a reason, is it?

    I was surprised, and pleased, to know of A.A. Milne’s comment. Pooh has been a favourite of my own children and now my young grandchildren.

  • Broga

    Unless he is too busy?

  • frostysnowman

    Will God post her bail, too?

  • RainbowPhoenix

    I’m pretty sure there was something in the bible about not putting God to a foolish test.

  • CoastalMaineBird

    I didn’t know that; I thought I had read that Milne was a pastor somewhere. But research proved me wrong.
    My son still loves me to read Pooh stories, at age 21.

    I believe the Bible is taken as a blank slate. Pastors paint their own picture based on their own ideals; followers paint their own pastiche from that.
    Nobody reads the damn thing.

    That’s why there are 30000+ denominations of Christianity, all asserting that THEIR interpretation is correct. They all paint with their own colors, and none of it looks coherent.

  • CoastalMaineBird

    Don’t look behind the curtain.

  • barriejohn

    My immediate thought as well. It’s what Jesus is supposed to have told Old Nick:

    Jesus said to him, “It is written again, ‘You shall not tempt the LORD your God.’ ”

  • Penelope_Paige

    As a person who is ordained and of sound mind I have to say this woman belongs in a psychiatric ward where she will no longer be able to hurt herself much less anyone else. The delusions of many has destroyed what faith is truly about and causing nothing but death, destruction, and hatred. If we as a race are to move forward we need to stop believing in all seeing entity that we created out of ignorance and must have faith in each other by showing respect, compassion and have the strength to raise each other up.

  • Desperate Ambrose

    “Jesus answered, It is said: ‘Do not put the Lord your God to the test’.” ~ Luke 4:12

  • your “friend” appeared to have found himself unable to face Confession and The Sacrament of Penance by confessing his s*xual sin. very common amongst your kind. you could pretty easily explain all of the billions m*rdered by atheism since 1917 until today by the weak trying to hide s*xual sin behind satanic blood sacrifice.

    interesting how your rhetoric is so thoroughly protestant though. not shocking as protestantism created freemasonry and freemasonry created atheism.

    as for your friend’s brother, he sounds possessed, as demons will always drive their victims to su*c*de as that is the singular thing that will damn you without a chance to Repent.

    I will imagine easily that you and @disqus_QrOme5x4pq:disqus @disqus_fopb4O7SIg:disqus @lariiwestwooten:disqus @disqus_v8hpYWJRnZ:disqus @deniswatkins:disqus all m*rdered at least one of their children in the worst satanic ritual of all and worst sin that cries to Heaven for vengeance that you absurdly (and par excellance satanically) call “abortion” (the medical term for miscarriage). not shocking, that all but guarantees possession so it ties in nicely to your demonic attempt at lying to make a “point.” you still have no point, but oh the sins that cry to Heaven for vengeance keep piling up, eh?

  • Also, Venerable Fulton Sheen discussed you and your demonic friends rather thoroughly @disqus_QrOme5x4pq:disqus @disqus_fopb4O7SIg:disqus @lariiwestwooten:disqus @disqus_v8hpYWJRnZ:disqus @deniswatkins:disqus : “The final argument for modern broad-mindedness is that truth is novelty and hence “truth” changes with the passing fancies of the moment. Like the chameleon that changes his colors to suit the vesture on which he is placed, so truth is supposed to change to fit the foibles and obliquities of the age. The nature of certain things is fixed, and none more so than the nature of truth. Truth may be contradicted a thousand times, but that only proves that it is strong enough to survive a thousand assaults. But for any one to say, “Some say this, some say that, therefore, there is no truth,” is about as logical as it would have been for Columbus who heard some say, “The earth is round”, and others say “The earth is flat” to conclude: “Therefore, there is no earth.” Like a carpenter who might throw away his rule and use each beam as a measuring rod, so, too, those who have thrown away the standard of objective truth have nothing left with which to measure but the mental fashion of the moment. The giggling giddiness of novelty, the sentimental restlessness of a mind unhinged, and the unnatural fear of a good dose of hard thinking, all conjoin to produce a group of sophomoric latitudinarians who think there is no difference between God as Cause and God as a “mental projection”; who equate Christ and Buddha, and then enlarge their broad-mindedness into a sweeping synthesis that says not only that one Christian sect is as good as another, but even that one world-religion is just as good as another. The great god “Progress” is then enthroned on the altars of fashion, and as the hectic worshippers are asked, “Progress toward what?” the tolerant comes back with “More progress.” All the while sane men are wondering how there can be progress without direction and how there can be direction without a fixed point. And because they speak of a “fixed point”, they are said to be behind the times, when really they are beyond the times mentally and spiritually.”

  • Jaime Hunter

    “Also, Venerable Fulton Sheen discussed you and your demonic friends…”

    Sorry, but you blew any potential credibility with “you and your demonic friends.”

    You’re clearly full of prejudice and hate. Sad.

  • had you a right to exist, you would not be a puppet of demons. your demonic possession or obsession or oppression is obvious, your satanic words and worse intent make that clear.

    you can’t run away.

  • Jaime Hunter

    “…had you a right to exist…”

    So you are saying that I don’t have a right to exist?

    “you can’t run away”

    Are you threatening me?

  • only “saying” what you openly reveal about yourself, and only “threatening” you with the fact you cannot sneer or run away from reality by telling you that Reality is greater than you.

  • Jaime Hunter

    Well said!!!

  • Jaime Hunter

    Insinuating that people you view as your “demonic” enemies don’t have a right to exist goes beyond rude–it’s menacing at best, threatening at worst. Especially when coupled with “you can’t hide”.

  • Polytropos

    Dude, consider seeing a mental health professional. Because in all seriousness, I think you need to.

  • In 1950’s the g*lags were found out, and so closed and replace with the serbsky institute: a teaching hospital secretly changed to a political prison.

    pre 1950, soviets would accuse “n*zi” “f*scist” or “reactionary” to have people ex*cuted at g*lags.

    post 1950, soviets would accuse “p*ranoia” “sch*zophrenia” “d*rrangement” “d*lusion” “ins*nity” to have people ex*cuted at the serbsky institute.

    So you are now referencing the soviet execution tactic post 1950, were you define “insane” as “anyone who gets in the way of the communist party” then uses accusations of it to send people to political prisons.

    now, where did you (a mindless, milquetoast suburbanite from 2020) learn soviet execution tactics from 70 years ago?

    clearly your FULL intent to have me l*botomized, t*rtured, exp*rimented on, st*rved, then ex*cuted is there (and so DECISIVELY damning by the worst sin that cries to Heaven for vengeance AND the third sin that cries to Heaven for vengeance), but where and when did your brainwashing occur.

    that is specific info, and you aren’t exactly a scholar or historian.

    Moreover: have you a single right to live, knowing what you unknowingly divulged just here? We already know you are a mass k*ller-adjacent and a tyrant and worse.

  • you ARE demonic. par excellence.

    you CANNOT hide. FULL STOP.

    you think you can by refusing to look, sneering, strawmen, lying, blaspheming, damning yourself to hide past sin (how do you figure that last one even works, defective?). When I point out this is a farce and actually MORE damning that whatever you did to deserve it initially, you lash out at *ME* as if somehow I am doing it to you by simply pointing it out.

    No, YOU DO IT TO YOURSELF, and I simply make you aware of it as you CLEARLY are NOT self-aware at your VERY advanced state of a reprobate mind here.

    your very actions prove you have little right to exist. h*ll is final and you have earned it and worse.

    I ask you if you deserve to exist or live, to simply point out your ongoing su*c*de. if you were to be made aware that you were at all alive in the first place (of which you currently are not, and desperately trying to get out of thinking of), then you would directly move to thinking of THE FOUR LAST THINGS: death, Judgement, Heaven, h*ll.

    neither you nor the demon possessing you wants you to think about that, and that demon will drive you to m*rder AND su*c*de in the delusion it will make reality go away.

    THIS is why you are claiming that I am somehow threatening you: BECAUSE YOU ARE TRYINF TO PSYCH YOURSELF UP TO TRY TO MARTYR ME!

    Amen I say to you, you may REPENT IMMEDIATELY (as planning to do so later precludes you from it) or you may chose Eternal suffering in h*ll. that is reality (something you HATE), NOT a “threat.”

  • CS Lewis is referring to Faith, the highest form of thought, and the basis of all thought of which without it no other thought is possible.

    reason is the broadest form of thought as is TOTALLY blind without Faith.

    @disqus_QrOme5x4pq:disqus @disqus_fopb4O7SI:disqus @lariiwestwoote:disqus

  • I know I open myself up to censorship as the first and last atheist impulse is mass m*rder, but do you think I care? the punishment is yours and Eternal, not mine for simply pointing it out.

    no, that would be the delusion of self-godhood via modernism/post-modernism and the delusion that shame over sin will go away if you ritualistically deny God.

    milne Eternally knows his mistake, as the shame over knowing you have wronged God and that you will never see Him again is the worst pain of h*ll. you are afraid of Judgement and Divine Punishment, simply because you know there is something to punish.

    the capital sin of pride (delusion that you have usurped Divine Will) CANNOT stand the realization that it is a lie and that it is false. if weak, the host of the capital sin of pride will be driven to su*c*de before EVER admitting they are wrong. As is usual though (and even you would agree) the strong survive, as they are able to admit the pride is wrong and Repent.

    such an old man you are to be so, so weak. Eternity is a LONG time you know.

  • the woman is clearly possessed.

  • I was wondering what kept getting my post sent into the queue. It was the mentioning of the Blessed Mother, whom all demons fear more than they fear God and whom will crush the devil’s head. same with the word “w*mb.”

    demon, I know your name. I even know the specific s*tanic ritual that caused all of you here to become p*ssessed.

    h*ll was designed specifically for you. the singular difference between you and the 20th century mass m*rdering atheists is lack of ability, not lack of desire; @disqus_fopb4O7SIg:disqus @disqus_QrOme5x4pq:disqus

    h*tler was an open satanist and RABID environmental extremist who k*lled 10-15 million people,

    communism k*lled about 200,000,000+ (that we know of so far, new g*nocides are found out about regularly). on top of the ~2,200,000,000 (that is BILLION) babies m*rdered by the satanic ritual you call “abortion.” the number k*lled by “abortifacients” is incalculable, but maybe in the HUNDREDS of BILLIONS.

    YOU (yes, you; hi) are complicit IN EACH AND EVERY ONE. each one incurs the same weight of punishment as cain for k*lling Abel: as well as special punishment in h*ll worse than ALL else combined, AND a blood price that MUST be paid even if you Repent.

    Truth owes nothing to error.

    you are possessed (or at minimum severely obsessed, the step right before it) and so was the woman in the article. happens all the time. the figure is 4/10 to 6/10 ON AVERAGE are possessed. some places (like in rome) that number is 8/10. That was about 10-20 years ago, before the *ccult and s*tanism became so in-vogue.

    If I hated you, I would encourage you to speed along your path to h*ll instead of trying to wake yourself up from it.

    most likely your “friend” was r*ped as a child by a teacher or by his own father/uncle. maybe neglect from his father made him desire evil. this is uncommon but just about every reprobate or defective I have met falls into one of those two categories.

    As The V*rgin Mary said at Fatima: the majority of people go to h*ll for s*xual sin. so much so in fact, that the glut of souls falling appears like snowflakes in a blizzard.

    your brother is one of those snowflakes, and so are you. I was also correct, your m*rder of children in the w*mb is what made you go r*probate; and that does just about guarantee p*ssession. you then project this evil onto God by the mortal sin of despair unto blasphemy.

    you think I am “pre-judging” but really I am academically diagnosing a situation that is above your level and requires a Highest Ordered Eschatology to even understand at its most basic level. your eschatology is lowest-ordered, toward’s your ego, which is so infested with demons I doubt you have any thoughts of your own outside the “whispers.”

    you may be defective as much as you are demonic and a liar, but you will spend Eternity wishing you did Repent if you do not right now.

    you being p*ssessed is no exuse for not Repenting. Many Holy people were p*ssessed, but due to Regular Sacraments and Daily Mass the demon could never manifest like in your brother or the woman in the article.

  • American Dude

    Watch out for Jaime Hunter.

  • Barry Duke

    Change your name to Nigelcrackpot and post your deranged word salads somewhere else. PS you’re banned from this site.

  • barriejohn

    Well – Jesus , Mary and Joseph (oops – looks like I’m possessed!).

  • Broga

    “Reason in its broadest form of thought” …. you mean you ignore reason in its rational application and invent another kind for religion which allows you to elevate it to suit your fantasies. Why capital F for faith and why capitals for TOTALLY. If you assume you can come here and confuse us with nonsense which you attempt to foist on us as profundity then you are in the wrong place.

    I haven’t the slightest idea of what you mean and I am not going to try to interpret what sounds like religious and empty verbiage e.g. gobledook.

  • Broga

    You need help. Have you stopped taking your pills? Does your carer know you have access to a laptop. You have detached from reality and are lost.

  • Broga

    Thank you for that last paragraph, brilliant. I’m going to send it to my children, all with grandchildren. They will be saddened to know that they have lost brothers and sisters as a result of my lethal activities. I suppose my wife – a doctor – must have been complicit although she will be surprised at the revelation.

  • a_b704

    When God speaks to me through the cats, I am lucky I also have the spiritual gift of interpretation. Thus far, God seems to be concerned with food and hygiene:
    Get over here, this can is not going to open itself. We want squishy food!
    Hey, the plate is empty. How about Albacore tuna?
    Clean the litter pan now, or I am going to take a dump on your pillow! Thus saith the Lord.

  • Jaime Hunter

    Thank you! You just made my day! It’s great to see reason and civility prevail!

  • TheBookOfDavid

    A true believer would rely on God as their legal counsel.

  • Broga

    He had far more opportunity, including length and frequency of his gibberish, to state his case than he deserved. Now he will wail that he has been censored. I think he might be mentally ill and not just from his religious indoctrination. But it is impossible to say as the conditions display similar symptoms.

  • Brian Westley

    BS story. One must ask why you lie so much++

  • Jaime Hunter

    Brian Westley impersonator:

    No one takes you seriously. Not even those “on your side.”

  • Brian Westley

    Are you really a child molester?

  • Jim Olsson

    Let’ hope when she get’s out she doesn’t buy a truck.