that which we cannot ignore

It is hard to not acknowledge the news of the past 24 hrs — first thing this morning, all over the internet, I was greeted by news (and opinions) on the death of Osama bin Laden.  This news has landed in my belly, on my heart, and I haven’t yet begun to dig through it all to articulate much of anything.  I don’t want to ignore the enormity of this, and  I do feel that others have beautiful thoughts to share, so I will point you in a few directions.

A Deeper Story:  On Enemies

Emerging Mummy: In which Osama bin Laden is dead

Salon: “USA! USA!” is the wrong response

Jason Boyett: The Death of Osama bin Laden

Rachel Held Evans shares What our enemy brought out in us — how social media can intensify our initial reactions, without room for second thoughts.  She continues to explore if we can really find unity within and around our broad differences.

The Atlantic: Veteran’s Day

I’m sure there are lots of other articulate rounded thoughtful pieces out there but this is where I’m starting.  Share with me what you have found.

And check back in a bit for some stories of kid folk.


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