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Faith at the site of tragedy

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God remains our source of courage when we’re traumatized by terror, when we’re haunted by the headlines and the violence everywhere. God can feel the pain of suffering when our hearts leak like a sieve, when collegians in their classroom are denied their right to live.

When I journaled those words after the tragic shooting at Virginia Tech seven years ago, it never occurred to me that my journal entry would apply to my own alma mater. As details emerged about the tragedy at Seattle Pacific University, I recalled what I had previously penned. I also fixated on the location of the violence, the Otto Miller Science and Engineering Building. And for good cause.

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