Letter to the Editor: It's who we are
BY Cathy J. Hunter, Broken Arrow
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
12/26/12 at 3:33 AM
During this time of tragedy, someone said that all our day-to-day problems seem petty and unimportant. I agree. What is important is staying alert, working through the feelings and remaining aware of our reality.
It's a world we share with evil. It's a world we share with benevolence. Respect each one. Believe that wherever evil enters, there, too, enters beauty and justice.
We will mourn the slaughtered. The face of the killer will fade; his name we won't recall just as the killers at Columbine are mere wisps of fog. What shines, what is beautiful is the love, courage, the generosity. No names. No faces or roaring crowds. Only the care-filled spirits of people putting their lives on the line to save children. Understanding the killer serves nothing. Understanding the compassion and courage in the human heart does matter. It's who we are.
We are loved.
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