Tragedy Has No Answers

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There are no real answers in tragedy. The nature of tragedy is that it is unexpected; it is something that creeps up on us when we’re not paying attention. One moment we are living and breathing and thriving. The next, we are in pain. Whether it is a sudden heartbreak, a bewildering loss of something important, a sudden death; we are left wondering. Tragedy strikes; it wastes no time, and you are not composed and you are not prepared. There are no warnings.

The city of Boston experienced the tragedy of bombings today. Runners experienced the tragedy of bombings today. Families and friends experienced the tragedy of bombings today. Many of us sat and watched from afar and we wondered. We were struck, we were speechless, and we were saddened. We were reminded of the capacity for evil and we were reminded of our own mortality.

If you had friends…

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