Tag Archive: Sandy Hook

Feb 11

Finding our humanity

I had a couple of profound experiences during presentations at this weekend’s newspaper conference.  One of them came in a luncheon about covering mass shootings, particularly school shootings.

It was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.  At the front of the room two unlikely men sat together: John Voket, the associate editor of the Newtown Bee (the weekly …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://www.leahcarey.com/themiraclejournal/2013/02/11/finding-our-humanity/

Dec 19

What to do when we feel helpless

I remember this feeling of helplessness – knowing that there are people in the world who are hurting; wishing there was something that I could do to make even a small difference.  I’ve been feeling that way since Friday, and I’ve heard it from a lot of other people, too.

I saw a couple of …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://www.leahcarey.com/themiraclejournal/2012/12/19/what-to-do-when-we-feel-helpless/

Dec 16

After Sandy Hook

There is so much goodness in this country and in this world.  And yet, at a time like this, it’s so easy to focus on the bad, scary, and dark.

As I lit the Chanukah candles on Friday night, I was struck once again by how it takes just one candle to light all the …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://www.leahcarey.com/themiraclejournal/2012/12/16/after-sandy-hook/