Matthew, a firefighter, fell asleep on the way home from a 24 hour shift. When he awoke, he had caused a crash that killed 30-year-old June and her unborn son. Left behind were her 18 month old daughter, Faith, and her husband, Erik. What Erik did next will astound you:
You can read more about Erik and Matthew here.
These are the types of stories that explain (a) why people who subscribe to the religious part of the Judeo-Christian doctrine are happier* and (b) why I envy religious people their deep faith.
*I subscribe to the moral part of the Judeo-Christian doctrine. While I’m no longer the atheist I was when I was young, I would be lying if I said that I believed in a personal God, the way these two men do.