Tag Archives: Connecticut

One foot in front of the other


Despite the sweetness of the singing and the arrangements, there is a sadness to the song, too, as it deals with loss and grief.… “Give an Hour plans to step up and offer mental health services to anyone, including young children, affected by these tragic events.” Continue reading

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Presence in the Wild


“This show doesn’t make sense of the tragedy in Connecticut; nothing can. But, Kate Braestrup offers a framing for how to think about love and tragedy, how we live forward. If you’re looking for something to listen to with your loved ones, listen to this show.” Continue reading

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The Heart is the Context


Today, in the cold, pale light of morning, unlit by the warm candles of vigil, only poetry and music avail. Continue reading

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Sandy Hook Elementary


I weep for the individual and collective loss we feel in this tragedy. I weep, also, with the burden of knowledge that there are things we as a society can be doing, and are not because we lack sufficient political will and moral courage. Continue reading

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