A Moment Of Silence

Some in the blogging community have chosen this day to take a moment of silence out of respect for the victims and families of the Sandy Hook tragedy. So we are taking our moment now, knowing well that tomorrow we must begin a hard but heartfelt conversation about gun control and mental illness. We pray today for those we lost and we pray tomorrow for those we can save.

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Dealing with senseless tragedy

There are so many things to say about what happened in Aurora, Colorado, however, the words are useless to those who are grieving from the senseless loss. There are those who choose this time to step up on their soapbox and push their agenda and there are those so deeply in shock that the words would be hollow and trite. There are so many ways to feel and yet we think that everyone should be in black with their heads hanging in mourning. These are all the effects of senseless tragedy and how we proceed from here will dictate how we will ultimately deal with the loss of life and security.

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