"Frequently we pray that God would not forsake us in the hour of trial and temptation, but we too much forget that we have need to use this prayer at all times. There is no moment of our life, however holy, in which we can do without His constant upholding. Whether in light or in darkness, in communion or in temptation, we alike need the prayer, 'Forsake me not, O Lord.' 'Hold Thou me up, and I shall be safe.'"

- Charles Spurgeon, Morning and Evening devotions
Norway's "Memory Wound"

In 2011, 77 Norwegians were killed on July 22nd. Norway's prime minister said, "A paradise island has been transformed into a hell."

Now, the country plans to develop a memorial on Utoeya island by cutting through it and sealing it with the victims' names. They are calling it "Memory Wound." "Visitors to the memorial, which is titled Memory Wound, will by guided down a pathway through the island's forest into a tunnel that leads to the wound. The tunnel ends abruptly at the cut, where visitors will be able to see to the other side," reports The Verge.

See large mock-ups of the memorial.

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Comments on "Norway's "Memory Wound"":
1. Lars Walker - 03/06/2014 9:52 pm EST

I learned recently that Utoya Island is a special place for Norwegian Leftists. As you and I might think of a beloved Bible camp from our childhoods, that's how Norwegian Leftists -- from Labor to Communist -- think about their traditional retreat at Utoya.

But that does not diminish the horror and outrage of the murder of defenseless children. They deserve their memorial.

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