Our tradition teaches that we "do not offer comfort when their dead lie before them." But the time is also here for a serious national conversation. We need to ask ourselves [if] we can say, as did Joseph, "I am your brother."
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If you don't know what to pray right now, if you are not used to praying, or can't find your words, join me in a deep sigh.
God just needed another angel. Portraying God as someone who arbitrarily kills kids to fill celestial openings is neither faithful to God, nor helpful to grieving parents.
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