This time of year is supposed to be a time cheer and jolly times. We set out today with the mission of collecting toys and spreading good cheer. We did accomplish that goal, thanks to the generosity of the fine folks in Odessa. In the middle of the day our cheer was suddenly dampened by tragedy.

You all know earlier today a man walked into an elementary school opened fire and killed many people including innocent children. What on earth is this world coming to. I know life gets rough sometimes and times get hard but to harm and even kill innocent children is unfathomable.

Tonight my heart and my prayers go out to the families and the victims in Connecticut shooting today. Love on your babies tonight. Love on your loved ones. You are not promised tomorrow, live everyday as if it could be your last.

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