Tag Archives: Newtown

Today We Mourn – Diane Ravitch

22 Dec

Today’s lovely little find: a Newtown tribute post by a blogger who found out that one of her twitter followers was the principal of the school.

Keep praying for the people of Newtown and our nation. ~ JLB

Today We Mourn

“Last night I got an email informing me, ‘you lost a follower.’ That’s when I found out that Dawn Hochsprung followed me on Twitter; she followed only 70 people.”

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21 Dec

This is today’s lovely little find.
It’s now been two weeks; keep praying for the friends and family in Newtown, CT.

~JLB

Kristy K. James

“Did you hear about Connecticut?” was the first thing my daughter said to me today.

I had only just crawled out of bed and turned my computer on so no, I hadn’t heard anything. The first picture that came to mind was 9/11, because her tone of voice was similar to my sister’s when she finally got hold of me to tell me what had happened.

I felt fear begin to build as she stood there and opened her mouth to speak.

Is there some kind of movement going on that only people with twisted, sick minds are privy to? Are they looking for their fifteen minutes of fame? Just wanting to make national news? What is going on?

Twenty small children, and seven other people, gunned down by a freaking lunatic.

A movie theater massacre just months ago. Someone else trying to do the same at a mall not…

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Dealing In The Face of Loss and Sorrow

20 Dec

Debra Kristi's Blog

Friday was a day of tears and solace. Not just for our nation, but across the world. Too many lives were touched by violence, here in Connecticut and overseas in China. There are no words that can heal, but we can help through prayer and action.

Lives are far too precious to be lost to meaningless crimes we can’t even begin to comprehend. I think Rhonda Hopkins put it beautifully and I’m not going to try to copy her words. I suggest you visit her post – God is not dead nor doth He sleep. Sometimes times horrible things happen, and how we deal and help other through will define us.

A year ago I posted about coping with grief at the holidays. I think now more than ever is the time to revisit that post. If you or anyone you know has experienced a loss and is trying…

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