Yesterday, as news broke of the incomprehensible shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Connecticut, it was as if the air was sucked out of so many at our school.
Thank goodness for great conversations, as they provide wonderful opportunities for perspective.
Each year I meet with all of our faculty and staff to check on how things are going and to get their perspectives about a number of things.
Two Sundays ago I set out to a local bookstore to pick up some Christmas gifts for my niece and nephew. As is almost always the case when I enter a bookstore,