November 2014 Blog Posts (1)

Gangs, Suicide, Shootings, Hunger: How Can We Ever Be Enough?

It didn’t make sense to me until 2008. There was a shooting at a church in Kentucky. In a sermon months later, my minister challenged us to consider empathy in such a cruel moment, when someone was such a monster in a community.

Empathize with a shooter?

How about empathize with that feeling of not belonging, of not understanding, of not feeling safe, of feeling ostracized? While I couldn’t condone shooting because of any of these feelings, I could feel sadness for the person,…

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Added by Jennie Carey on November 12, 2014 at 11:11am — No Comments

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