Archive for July 2007

Losing my 24 yr old nephew to murder

July 4, 2007

It has almost been a year now since that dreaded phone call changed our lives forever.Try as you may,most people just can’t understand the devastation that a murder causes,nor the forever after  consequences of the changes in everyones life.  (The life of every grieving person who knew him or someone in his family.)  It hurts.  It is not something that you grieve over and it  goes away, it is a continual pain,a wound to your spirit tht somehow cries out to you through your daily activities like you would never have imagined.There are so many of the living wounded out there-that is even sadder.  No one wants or derserves to be in this”club.”Only those who have traveled this path can even come close to putting words onto feelings.Somehow we have to change the values of our world and make people value the right to live with such intensity that taking the life of someone doesn’t appear to be an option.We are no more a civilized society when we use violence to such a degree that we are using now.Wake up America!!EVERY life is important.We have to get that message across. We have to stop glorifying violence in all media forms with such a constancy.We need balance.  Here is a cause we should all support.