It happened on this date ten years ago.
First, read this.
If you are feeling enraged or hopeless or paralyzingly sad over the gun violence that continues to ravage our nation, please also take some great or small action today. Click here to find out who to pray for and what to support financially. Read about those who died and what they meant to people. Look at their faces and remember.
Some of the best advice regarding how to love and care for those who grieve comes from AAM and NMG who say essentially the same thing: Each of us gets to choreograph our own grieving. Please honor those who grieve by following their lead.
And although it feels pointless sometimes, we must continue to be activists against hate and misinformation.
Lord, have mercy upon us.