June 29, 2009

And the World Mourns...

From Los Angeles to London, fans all over the world mourn the passing of the King of Pop. Here's an interesting photo essay showing the obsessive nature of a society mourning a pop star.
Visitors pay their respects as news crews record a sidewalk shrine of mementos, flowers, candles and notes adorning the star of Michael Jackson on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles Friday, June 26. AP / Reed Saxon

Last week I offerd a very brief post reflecting on the death of Michael Jackson, Farrah Fawcett and Ed McMahon, from strictly a cultural perspective. However there is much more that could be said about the way we react and respond to such trajedy from a biblical perspective. If you're interested, here are a few sobering considerations of the death of MJ from some trusted sources. And at this blog, my friend Jeff suggests some ways you can talk to your children about celebrities, stardom, death and other related topics.

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