by Don Remick
I am shaken.
There are times when words are not adequate. There are times when emotions run so deep and painful that any attempt to express them with words could unleash an uncontrollable flood. I am shaken. I do not know how to contain the feelings of sorrow, trauma, anger (rage) that come as news and images flood the screen from the shootings at the Las Vegas concert. And tears flow. I might have a little more resilience if I hadn’t also been watching the devastation and emerging agony and frustration of those in Puerto Rico, and Mexico, and Houston, and Florida and Barbuda and Antigua and Dominica and ...
I know we are a people of faith. And I know that we (I) will get past this moment and get down to the business of response and advocacy which are so essential. And I know how important it is that we are a denomination, that bundle of churches and church members, which realizes the hope and power we have when we rise together out of our shock and into action. So, bear with me as I share again the resources and ongoing work that you are invited to be part of:
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