No, hope was not my first reaction to the election news. Nor was it my second, or third, or fourth.
My first reaction was a wave of unrelenting, sickening, and despairing denial.
It can’t be.
There will be a miracle.
After the official concession, I cried. Then I took a shower. I need to clean the news away from me so I could rest–at least a few hours before resuming my life.
I’m not talking policy here, or politics. You and I may have different views on policy, and that’s fine. We respect differences in opinion here, but we also respect decency.
We’re supplying a low-income, at-risk elementary school classroom with books, supplies, gift books for the children to take home, and a pizza party to celebrate life, learning, and love.
Let’s hope for the future.
Won’t you join? It’s not too late. 100% of the money goes toward books or supplies for the kids, and you can even earmark your money for a special item.