Published December 24, 2012
We learned today, through the news, that volunteer firefighters were murdered. We've still not 'reconciled our minds' to what we learned earlier this month: little children were murdered in their schoolrooms.
Needless to say, not a merry Christmas for those in their circles, not this year, not next year.... maybe never.
Sadly, most have NOT heard the news that:
Commander Price's death follows the death of these other children of this nation:
...and those deaths are just this month of December.
Why these deaths are not 'newsworthy' is a mystery to me. Neither are the injuries, loss of limbs, sight, etc.
There are thousands of Americans who will NOT be having a Merry Christmas today, as there will be empty chairs at the dinner table, gifts never to be opened, and, possibly the saddest - children running to the Christmas tree in just a few hours from now, opening presents while mommy fights back her tears, when the greatest present, daddy coming home, will never be...........