Tragedy

Today was a tragedy in American history. It was a tragedy for our country, for the families and friends of those killed in the Connecticut school shooting. It was a tragedy for children, for mom’s and dad’s, for teachers, for friends, for human beings. Next week it will still be a tragedy; a tragedy for the educators who work at that school, the students who attend there, and the families of those students who worry over their safety. It will be a tragedy for the community who has a cancerous tumor of absence in their previously-peaceful existence. They will be flooded with news media, political agendas, and lobbyists like they have never imagined. Yes, a gun-control conversation WILL come out of this. It always does. Today is not the day for that conversation. I don’t have a lot of reach or power to affect change, but I’d like to request … Read the rest…