“Does even discussing their plight and how to avoid yet another massacre insult their memory? Is it too soon? Or perhaps it is too late.  How can we honor them, love them, remember them and even learn from them, while still respecting them?

Can we tread so softly that we embrace them lovingly with one arm, while finally beginning to thwart evil with the other?When is the right time for a meaningful discussion about the killing of children?

Or shall we continue to encapsulate these episodes, remembering them, yet simultaneously forgetting them?”

From The Pike County Dispatch
January, 2013
After the Sandy Hook Shooting in
Newtown, Connecticut