There’s no cute title and no attempt at humor; just a profound feeling of helplessness. And the knowledge that no mater what, life will always go on and move forward. For the moment, all we can do is support each other. We don’t know what the days ahead hold. But we, as a nation, as a people, and as a world have had many defining moments like these through thes years. We have shouldered seemingly insurmountable weights before and only grown stronger. I know that this time will be no different.

The innocence of three generations was shattered today. It’s clearly a new age, and that brings many events, both joyful and terrible. We have to be prepared for both. I can’t claim responsibility for the following words. But at times like this they’ve served as a reminder to me of the bigger picture.

There are moments in your life that make you, that set the course of who you’re gonna be. Sometimes they’re little, subtle moments, sometimes they’re not. Bottom line is, even if you see em coming, you’re not ready for the big moments. Nobody asked for their life to change, but it does. So what are we? Helpless puppets? No. The big moments are gonna come, you can’t help that, it’s what you do afterwards that counts. That’s when you find out who you really are.”

Give to the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. And if you can donate blood (I wish I could but I need to wait another month). I pray all of your friends and love ones are safe.