Like many of you, I’m sure, I’ve had a heavy heart lately.
Every day, it seems there’s another horrific incident—a terrorist attack, a shooting, some unthinkable accident—and it has made me feel both incredibly connected to my “brothers” and “sisters” and ashamed of humanity.
There’s just so much hate in the world.
Hate. That’s what it boils down to.
Whether that hate is borne from true ignorance or if it is something taught to those who desperately need something to cling to in their lives, it’s fueling attitudes and actions that are truly frightening.
And while I’ve always been an optimist and have a deep-seeded hunger to know people and see as much of this beautiful world as I can in the short amount of time I’m here, I have to say that …