Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Not A Good Day

by Maggie Sefton


I'm sorry, folks.  I just don't feel like writing something entertaining right now.  Tuesday is my  post day for Cozy Chicks Blog.  Since we Chicks like to make sure all of you have our posts available to read at 12:00am of our post day, I always write my post on Monday so it will appear on time at  12:00 am Tuesday.

Considering the terroist bomb attack at the Boston Marathon Monday afternoon, I think you will understand.  Better we spend a few moments sending good thoughts or prayers to the families of the people who were injured or killed.  Right now, a trauma surgeon is on TV talking about the injuries inflicted by the two blasts.  Awful.

As a mother whose youngest daughter is still in Afghanistan on a six-month assignment, believe me I'm counting down the days until she returns.  Meanwhile, she's regularly checking her surroundings.  Being careful can determine whether you stay alive or not.

Send love to your dear ones.   If they're close to you, give them a hug.  

13 comments:

Karenmomofthree said...

Maggie, thinking of you. My heart goes out to all affected at this time. My heart is breaking. Sending love to all of you.

ponyswimgal said...

Hugs to you, your daughter, and to all those in and out of Boston who've been affected by those terrible bombs. And God bless those who ran TOWARD the blasts to help. Their courage takes my breath away.

Aurian said...

Hugs Leann, it certainly is horrible news, and I am listening to the half hourly updates on the radio. I witnessed the news go viral in Twitter yesterday (evening for me).

Elaine Klingbeil said...

Praying your baby girl comes home safe to you so you can give her hugs, too!

Sue said...

I'm sure we can all understand. Will add your daughter to prayers for safety and a safe homecoming. When does she get back?

Maggie Sefton said...

Thank you, Karenmomofthree.

Maggie Sefton said...

Thank you, ponyswimgal.

Maggie Sefton said...

I figured you would be listening, Aurian. ---Maggie

Maggie Sefton said...

Elaine, thank you SO much for those thoughts. :)

Maggie Sefton said...

Sue---Bless you for adding Maria to your prayers. You're sweet to do that.

April Schilling said...

Praying for your baby girl's safe return home. I know you can't wait to hug her.
I'll get to hug my sweet son in about three weeks when we travel to NC. We live in MA, about 45 minutes south of Boston. My kiddo called me after the bombings to make sure that his dad and I were safe because he wasn't sure how close to Boston his dad worked. My heart aches for the families that lost loved ones in the bombings and well as those who have loved ones that were injured. We just have to remember, even though there are people out there with evil in their hearts, there are a lot of good people as well.

Maggie Sefton said...

Dear April---You are so right. Good will always triumph over Evil in whatever form it takes. I will send good thoughts and prayers for your son. Stay strong, April. Take care.

Rachelle21 said...

I help out with an organization that sends boxes to the troops. Always hope all of them will come hope safely. I wish the same to you and yours.