Thanks to my friend, Shawna, for pointing out this piece. I have many thoughts concerning this tragic event, but would rather reserve them until the facts are in. Not use them as either a political football, or a personal diatribe. I am thankful for God’s mercy over everyone involved in this horrific event, even though it may not be clearly seen.
July 22 – a note of explanation
I’ve tried to leave this post just as it was originally written because it was a heartfelt response after a very traumatic experience. But I’m sometimes clumsy with words and even when I think I am writing clearly, there is always the reader who doesn’t know my heart or doesn’t hear the words the way they were intended.
I feel as though a few people have taken what I said and twisted it. When I wrote my post on Friday, I had a grand total of eleven blog followers. Yes, eleven. I generally post on facebook and have had a loyal little group of readers that numbered thirty or so. That is who I generally write for. People who know me know that I dislike talking on the telephone. I’d pretty much rather clean a toilet than spend time on the phone. I…
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