It was a rough week for Portland and me after two brave men were killed standing up to a bully on the MAX transit line just blocks from my home.
As has been the case too often of late, I had to scramble to find a way to keep my heart soft and my hopes high. It is so tempting to either rage or simply shut down against the daily dark news but it doesn’t really help, does it?
a photo and a quote.
The photo from the local paper was taken at the vigil held the day after the murders. Here was the mother of one of the slain heroes kneeling with a radiant smile beside a young Muslim girl wearing a hijab. Continue Reading