Statement on Iraq

/ 11 March 2008

We are approaching the fifth anniversary of the beginning of this war with Iraq. Kids who were not even born when it began are already approaching kindergarten. My youngest, who was five at the time and probably didn’t understand what was going on, is now an articulate fourth grader. My heart aches…

Here is a petition you can sign, put up by, that calls for lament and repentance, not to mention advocacy on behalf of justice. There will also be vigils around the country next week, on March 19th in particular, marking the anniversary, but also spread across the week.