In light of the recent tragedies that have struck people worldwide, we are reminded of what we hold most dear. It is a shame that terrible events are the ones that make us think the most about what we hold dear.
Parents worry of the world they have brought their children into, and children worry about what the world is becoming. In wanting to leave and make this world a better place for ourselves and our posterity, we must continue thinking, speaking, and acting justly.
The relative few that commit these horrible acts should not silence the voice of the many that oppose such violence. Do not let your voice go unheard; and when you do speak, do so with a steady voice, virtue in your heart and reasoned thought – one might refer to this as vigilance.