A GRIEVING NATION
What should be a season of love and harmony has been devastated by the news of a school shooting in a small Connecticut neighborhood. As a mother of five children, and nine grandchildren, my heart goes out to the parents of these precious children whose lives were snuffed out senselessly, and to the families of the teachers who were killed. Our hearts are breaking for these shattered families and we all feel so fearful of sending our children out into the world today. We are praying, not only for this anguished community and those directly touched by this catastrophe but for our nation — where meaningless acts of bloodshed like this have become all too commonplace.