A Blessing to Diminish The Darkness

Photo courtesy of Emily Franco Alyssa Alhadeff, Scott Beigel, Martin Duque Anguiano, Nicholas Dworet, Aaron Feis, Jaime Guttenberg, Chris Hixon, Luke Hoyer, Cara Loughran, Gina Montalto, Joaquin Oliver, Alaina Petty, Meadow Pollack, Helena Ramsay, Alex Schachter, Carmen Schentrup, Peter Wang May you be blessed in the holy names of thoseWho, without you knowing it,Help to carry and lighten your pain.May memory bless and protect youWith the hard-earned light of past travail;To remind you that you have survived beforeAnd though darkness now is deep,You will soon see approaching light. (John O’Donohue)May we each do our part to make sureThat this approaching light arrives andDiminishes the darkness we find ourselves in.