Tag Archives: Newtown

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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Aftermath: the Media


In considering our response to the tragedy, can we think not only of what we can do, but from what we could refrain? Can we add our own restraint to the list of things to do? 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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