Posts tagged ‘prayer after a school shooting’

After Uvalde: The Court of the Innocent

The Court of the Innocent has lost faith in us: a rebuke from the gates of heaven. This is another meditation written in the sorrowful aftermath…

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For Survivors of School Shootings

This prayer is a response to three recent suicides. In the past week, Jeremy Richman, the father a first-grader killed in the Sandy Hook School shooting,…

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A Dream of Columbine: Psalm of Protest 13

The massacre at Columbine High school took place more than 20 years ago. And still, we have school shooting after school shooting. This Psalm of Protest,…

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In Memoriam: Sandy Hook

The seventh anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., is today, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2017. Here are two prayers to mark…

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Meditation on the Burial of a Young Child

This prayer is a response to the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School. It can be used as a private meditation or as part of a…

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For the Children of Newtown

There are no words. Yet we need them. Words of consolation. Words of prayer. This is an adaptation of “After a Deadly Rampage,” a general prayer…

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