I am deeply troubled as many of you are about the current state of conflict in the world around us. We are overwhelmed with the tragic and unnecessary loss of life, and concerned that things are getting worse over there, as well as here at home. It’s heartbreaking and makes us feel helpless. What can we do?
When my kids were very young and we went somewhere, as we got out of the car I would remind them to hold my hand. I knew how quickly little bodies can dart out in front of moving vehicles before even noticing that they are there. It was in their best interest to hold my hand so I could keep them safe.