Burning the Flag in our Hearts

I’m still processing everything with Charleston.  My heart is grieved, confused and anxious.    But reading these words brought a strange mixture of hope and perplexity.

Confederate_FlagWe don’t have to agree on what should be done.  But we need to engage in this process because it reflects and affects us all.

Flag burning is an unlikely solution because, after all, we can’t burn the past away.  But can we burn it in our hearts?  Can we say no to what it represents, not to all but to many? Can we lay aside our personal opinions and elevate the pain and reminders to others as more important?

I would honestly like to know what you think about what you’ll read here.