02 May 2011

Mourning Has Broken

"I mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy." - Jessica Dovey

"Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that." - Martin Luther King, Jr

ht Rosemary Wessel
Corrected, 5/4/11.

May the Fourth be with you.

4 comments:

  1. Yes. I understand the sense of relief, and even admit to feeling it, but "celebration" seems so completely inappropriate, and leads . . . where?

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  2. Nothing to celebrate. There are other crazies out there thinking murderous thoughts. It is unspeakably sad to do such horrible acts in the name of religion, any religion.

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  3. Thank you so much for your very sweet comment on my blog!
    I'm one of the ones who thought Kate Middleton's wedding dress was absolutely beautiful; elegant, demure and appropriate.

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