Wednesday
Dec022015

Thinking about Obama in Newtown

One of the most powerful paragraphs in anything he's ever said? Twenty first names of little children.

The context, according to the transcript from December 16, 2012:

"Let the little children come to me," Jesus said, "and do not hinder them -- for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven."

Charlotte. Daniel. Olivia. Josephine. Ana. Dylan. Madeleine. Catherine. Chase. Jesse. James. Grace. Emilie. Jack. Noah. Caroline. Jessica. Benjamin. Avielle. Allison.

God has called them all home. For those of us who remain, let us find the strength to carry on, and make our country worthy of their memory.

Read it. Better yet: Watch it. This part starts around 16:20.

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