The Light That Can Dispel the Boston Bombing's Darkness

We need not be paralyzed nor defined by uncontrollable evil, but work instead to create conditions that elicit goodness.

“We are not safe.” That was the resigned and terrified refrain echoed in the media following the bombings at the Boston Marathon. It was as if we were collectively saying we should have been safe following September 11, when we became hyper-vigilant about security. We should have been safe after spending all that blood and treasure on two wars fought in the name of ensuring our safety. We should have...