Grieving for a lost life, hoping for redemption

My heart breaks for Christopher Husbands.  I mourn, too, for Ahmed Hassan. I find myself thinking more about these two strangers than the hundreds of other people caught in the crossfire at Toronto’s Eaton Centre on Saturday. Ahmed Hassan died in a brazen suppertime shooting at the mall’s busy food court, allegedly by gunshot fired … Continue reading Grieving for a lost life, hoping for redemption

I’m weary of being entertained by violence

In these days of The Hunger Games, I am finding I have little appetite for violence in movies, especially when the violence involves children. Oh, I know The Hunger Games is a fantasy movie based on what everyone tells me is a superbly written trilogy.  I realize the main character in the movie is a … Continue reading I’m weary of being entertained by violence