Hurricane Sandy (2012)

Pitts: Nickel prophets are a dime a dozen

Pitts: Nickel prophets are a dime a dozen

"Be still and know that I am God." -- Psalms 46:10

It's an admonition some of us struggle to obey.

Indeed, some of God's self-appointed spokespersons seem to find it especially difficult. Thus, before the first raindrop fell, the first palm tree bowed, or the first transformer blew, they came out to tell us what He meant by pointing a monster hurricane at Florida.

A Pastor Keith Swanson said Hurricane Irma would be diverted if the Supreme Court immediately outlawed abortion and same-sex marriage. Meantime, former teen idol Kirk Cameron said the storm was the deity's way of teaching humans "humility."

Actually, humility would require not...

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