Grief and Healing are Timeless

A 2,500-year-old prayer.

More than 25 centuries ago the Greek philosopher Aeschylus wrote these words that seem to reach across time to Sandy Hook.

And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.

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Mel Stimmel January 17, 2013 at 01:56 PM
C.D., for many reasons, those words you've quoted here are timely, and good. There is truly nothing as debilitating as a pained heart devoid of life, nor as fulfilling as Gods grace.
Steven DeVaux January 18, 2013 at 11:32 PM
Mel, I agree. It is by the grace of god that we all live. Those words ring true and help quiet the pain of the loss of our children...at least for me. I can't speak for others.


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