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December 16, 2012

oneanna65:

I can’t find the right words…… But I thing Maria did…….God Bless……..

Originally posted on Maria's Musings:

Friday 12-14-12 started as any other day

Dressing for school, hurried breakfasts, hugs, little ones at play

Dedicated, loving teachers there in the morning

As dedicated, loving parents hand-off their living treasures

Little beating hearts and chubby hands

Giggles and greetings, crayons and colored clay

Chaos and unspeakable violence breached the walls

Of an institution felt safe and warm

By one confused, angry and hurt

An invisible young man now a house-hold name

To the horror of a nation

Yes, even to the shock of the world

And the deep searing grief of the families

Precious lives now cruelly cut short

The aftermath of confusion and pain

The lack of understanding

What are we to do?

Who does this? Who?

Why? WHY?

No answers, only pain

For the children, for their teachers made heroes in one final act

For the mother who died alone in her home

For the father…

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16 Comments
  1. Well SAID. Thank you for your words of thoughtfulness, Inspiration, Motivation, Peace, and to share with ALL. My Deepest Condolences to the Families. My prayers are with them all. Be Blessed, Mtetar

  2. Thank you for sharing this. What a tragedy. Love and prayers to all who are suffering.

  3. petit4chocolatier permalink

    Beautiful.

  4. Thanks for posting this. I can’t find the words either.
    Steve

  5. I have nominated your blog for the Blog of the Year 2012 Award! Please find the details at http://tinylessonsblog.com/2012/12/17/three-stars-thank-you/. Congratulations!

  6. krisseycrystal permalink

    Thank you for reposting this! Such a great find. </3

  7. Thank you for your post and I will add my prayers and blessings with everyone elses.

  8. Reblogged this on Donna Jean McDunn and commented:
    There really are no words for what happened at Sandy Hook, but this is very close to how I think everyone feels.

  9. It’s a tragedy beyond words. Thank you for sharing

  10. Listen to Nada Surf, Always Love.

  11. heartflow2012 permalink

    Deep prayers for the families, the mothers…

    • Our community joins with Newtown to share in their sorrow and loss by sending our “rose” candle from the Advent Wreath with a black ribbon tied in a bow. …Our thoughts and prayers go out to them……God’s Blessings go out to them…….

  12. should we continue to ask why or pray no more. To the incosolable I offer my heartfelt prayers and hope no more senseless violence.

  13. We all have our stories, I agree. We all feel pain. We all need a kind act or gesture to get us through the rough patches. And hopefully, we will all pay if forward and extend loving kindness to all who cross our paths. Perhaps if we do, another event such as this will be avoided. Maria says it so well and describes how we all weep for souls set free sooner than we were ready to release them.

  14. johnlmalone permalink

    hey! thanks for liking my blog. We are almost the same age. I am one year older than you. We should keep in touch. I live in Australia. It’d be good to comment on each other’s blogs from time to time.

  15. I cried all day- all I kept think about was my Grandkids-ou said it best-

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