Posts Tagged ‘tragedy’

Seek First to Understand

a light

In the wake of the Newtown tragedy, I am shocked by all the certainty I see on Facebook and Twitter; the mass murder of children leaves me certain of nothing and questioning everything.


Murder in Parkersburg, Iowa.

I am from Parkersburg, Iowa. I wasn’t born there, I don’t live there now, but it is, without a doubt, where I am from. It is – and will always be – integral to who I am. On Wednesday morning, that part of who I am was once again hit by tragedy.  But this tragedy […]