I didn’t talk to my children about Boston this morning because I didn’t know how.
Then, back in my office on campus, I view a quote from Mr. Rogers on my twitter feed.
“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping’.”
I’m comforted all of a sudden. I find that I’m a child inside, too. I want someone to talk to me about Boston. Sad things happen every moment–some very sad right here on campus today–and I remember these words.
I’m looking for the helpers.
Look for the helpers. Good coexists with the terrible if you look.
Praying for Boston today.