My five-year-old is afraid

A child asks, “Why do kids bring guns to school?” and a mom struggles to answer.
Angela Denker has two sons, two and five. Her recent blog, published in Red Letter Christians, describes a conversation in the car on the day #EnoughIsEnough took to the streets.

“Mom, what are those high schoolers doing?” Jake asked me. I sniffed. Be strong. Don’t rattle him. “They’re holding hands to remember people who were killed in school shootings.” I sensed Jake’s brain whirring. He’s one of those kids where his thoughts are sometimes too mature for his emotional ability to process them. He doesn’t miss a beat, but that’s not always a good thing.

READ what Jake said next.



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