Last week the response to the school shooting in Nashville vindicated my decision to
stay away from thoughts and prayers, and go with 'Prayer Thoughts'. Students and parents demonstrated against the phrase, claiming that it is code for avoiding sensible gun control legislation. They may welcome prayers, which is personal, but they want action, which is public.
* Email me if you would like a copy of "Prayer Thoughts" or my more recent booklet, 'Hope Thought'. Bobbifisher.firstname.lastname@example.org