Monday, October 2, 2017

Small



I feel small on mornings like this. I’d planned on sharing all of the exciting things I have going on this month, including several book club visits and the release of THE AFTER GLIMPSE, but I’ll save the updates for next week.

Instead I woke to news of the deadliest mass shooting in America.

And my heart atrophies.

Another day I must teach myself to embrace the significance of humanity. There are days I’m certain the world has gone mad, then I remind myself it’s always been this way. Even when my heart falters I will slam up against the madness. In this short time I have here, I’m determined to create a spark against all that breeds pain.

My thoughts and prayers are with the grieving.

“People observe the colors of a day only at its beginnings and ends, but to me it's quite clear that a day merges through a multitude of shades and intonations with each passing moment. A single hour can consist of thousands of different colors. Waxy yellows, cloud-spot blues. Murky darkness. In my line of work, I make it a point to notice them.” 
–Mark Zusak, The Book Thief



*picture is of the sky this morning when I drove my eldest to school

1 comment:

  1. Our church was participating in our annual 24-hour prayer vigil today. This event in Las Vegas to spend different times in prayer for those who lost loved ones and for those who were injured. I even bent my personal rule about not commenting on events going on in the world on my blog.

    https://quietspirit-followingmyking.blogspot.com/

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