Tidalwaves of Pain


School had begun, another normal day at an elementary school in Connecticut.  In 2-3 minutes, 20 children, 5-6 years of age and 6 adults were shot to death in a horrific massacre.  The normal day had become a nightmare. The nation is in mourning. Shockwaves.  Fear.  Pain and suffering, once again. Why? Why?

My 24 year old niece had been working out at the gym with her husband of 9 months. She felt a terrific pain in her head, and within minutes, her life had ended.  She was healthy, young and sublimely happy, looking forward to buying their first home together and starting a family.  I still remember the phone messages of that awful day.  Why?  Why?

Today should be the third birthday of a little fella.  His parents looked forward with great joy to his birth. Clothes were purchased, the crib bought, dreams were dreamed.  Instead, his birth became…

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