The Earth is God's pinball machine and each quake, tidal wave, flash flood and volcanic eruption is the result of a TILT that occurs when God, cheating, tries to win free games.
Disasters work like alarm clocks to the world, hence God allows them. They are shouting, 'Wake up! Love! Pray!
Don't look so worried. Most successful missions are just a series of barely averted disasters.
In the U.S. alone, weather disasters caused $50 billion in economic damages in 2010.
The disasters of war can be infinitely eerie and poignant.
Paying for disasters and being fiscally responsible are not mutually exclusive.