As we honored the victims, families and the Sandy Hook Community this past Saturday, I found myself continuously reflecting on the meanings of each of the Fellow Flowers. When a certain feeling would take over, I kept pulling lines from the statement cards as a way to help me understand the overwhelming grief that filled my soul, all the while knowing that if my heart was this heavy, I couldn’t begin to imagine the weight of theirs.
These expressions were the words I needed to hear….they became reminders for myself and the things I wanted Newtown, CT to know as I embarked on 2.6 miles for them. They were all of the reasons I was out there. Ten beautiful colors helped guide and push my every step, deepening my journey and offering me serene clarity..