From SOJO: Overland Park Shootings–Learning to Love With Breaking Hearts
The violence of hatred breaks our hearts. This past weekend in my neighborhood of Overland Park, a shooter killed three people and injured others. My church sits a mile from the sites, and members of my parish know the families of the victims. We are in the process of responding, holding vigils and praying, seeking to comfort one another and make sense of this hateful thing.
I know two ways souls respond to such hate. In one, the heart hardens against the violence, protecting itself. In the other, the heart weeps, leaving itself open to be broken again.
The first way can seem so right…
Read the full article here: http://sojo.net/blogs/2014/04/16/overland-park-shootings-learning-love-breaking-hearts/