It seems there is no end to the amount of tears that can be shed for the children, all the children of the world. Yes, the US is a killer of children big time; torture, maim, kill, burn the skin off with white phosphorous, we do it all, are still doing it all. But, today the news, except here in the States, of course, is on Gaza. The net is filled with stories, YouTubes, anger and tears. It is too much to bear. I feel myself wanting to turn to the tv (oops, forgot, I threw that out) or a good book to escape. I suppose that is what much of the western world is doing...just to keep from screaming. To feel so helpless in the sight of these tragedies, to know that under the skin, we are all one and the same being, coming from the same ancient place makes it all the worse. We should not need to do this. But, we do. Mostly, it is the greedy bullies who start it and keep it going; but, we help. Everytime we turn away, we help.
Here is another YouTube offering to make you (me) think: