Fred Rogers achieved right livelihood.
He remains an example of the drama of skillful living. Tara Brach calls him a Bodhisattva. Check out his senate testimony from 1969 if you need encouragement after yesterday’s crisis in Parkland, Florida, when a young gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, killing 17 people.
“If we […] can only make it clear that feelings are mentionable and manageable, we will have done a great service for mental health.”
Why we should not Blame Gun Violence on Mental Illness.
A Practical Solution for Gun Control and How to Make it Happen.
The Future of Violence in America.
How to Talk to Kids about Tragedy According to Mr. Rogers.
Author: Heidi McArdle
Editor: Catherine Monkman
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Thank you, Heidi. This is exactly what we need to hear and remember when tragedy sadly hits (again).