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A Village That Throws Stones

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What have we become when we are now judging grieving parents who just lost a son?

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For the second time in recent weeks I am embarrassed.

I am embarrassed that after hearing the story of a two-year-old who was snatched and killed by an alligator, the first instinct of some people was to judge.

Yes, instead of instantly feeling sympathy and compassion for parents who watched their toddler die in front of them, the Perfect Parents came out in droves to suggest that it was the parents’ fault. (Like with the gorilla.) Read More »