Filling Moments of Silence

As a society, we continue to move forward from the tragedy in Tucson with continued prayer for Representative Giffords recovery and noting lessons learned.  In this vein, I’d like to share with you a post that has meant a lot to me by my colleague and mentor, Russ Gerber:

    When tragedy strikes, as it did in Tucson, and we’re invited to a moment of silence, it’s an opportunity for contemplation, prayer or to pay honor to the victims and their families.

We all know the appropriateness of such moments, but may not have given much thought to what we can do during them, or what we can accomplish with them.  Should we expect more from those moments than mere silence?  Can any meaningful change or empowerment or growth take place?

Read full post here.


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