I can't find who wrote this but I feel it is well said:
Do not pray for Orlando. If you're going to pray for anyone, pray for
the members of Congress (111 Republicans - 2 Democrats) who voted
against hate crimes legislation to help protect gay people. Pray for the
politicians who stepped over the bodies of your dead children to
collect campaign contributions and kick backs from gun lobbies. And pray
for the multitude of Americans, who despite yet another mass shooting,
will still deny we have a gun problem in this country. Pray for them.
They need it more. The dead don't need your prayers.
Such a devastating event- 50 people dead- and so many injured- scarred
emotionally and physically. Had to seek shelter in my journal to
process. So many are targets- women, people of different races- and LGBT
people. The hate is hard to understand let alone be one of the targeted
groups. Letting my friends love pour into me. I had to get my feeling
put into a visual form. Hug the ones you love and be kind to all you
can- The only way I can survive this is with love. I send my love out to