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Fell Slightly Off the Wagon but Climbed Back On This Morning

Saturday, December 15, 2012

With all of the horribly sad news yesterday I found myself grabbing comfort food. I even knew while I was eating it that it was all about trying to soothe my sadness.

There just aren't any words that can express enough sympathy for what all these families and the town of Newtown, Conn are going through. Having lived in Israel for 10 years, the reality of surviving after terrorist attacks is very vivid. To me it doesn't matter why it happened. Lives are shattered and small children will have to grow up forever with the memory of this day ingrained in their sense of what security means to them.

There is a saying that Time Heals All Wounds. But this is not always true. Time only lessens the pain of the wound, but underneath it all, the wound is always there. I think that is part of being human. Senseless acts of violence are inexpiable. We can only pray that maybe our society can learn something that will help to make changes that bring an end to all the violence all over the world.
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GETSALONG 12/15/2012 10:39PM

  emoticon emoticon emoticon Amen!

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TRYINGTOLOSE64 12/15/2012 8:59PM

    Nicely said. What bugs the heck out of me is now every christmas of the victims lives are forever ruined due to the memory of yesterday. Every christmas from this day forward will be sad.

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LOPEYP 12/15/2012 7:30PM

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INTHEGAP 12/15/2012 2:32PM

    Beautifully said. And ~ you are right, words can't describe how horrible it all is or the sadness that we all feel. emoticon I am glad that you are back on track.

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