Maybe if We All Prayed Together for the Little Boy in the Bunker . . .
Maybe, if we all prayed this morning, right now, today -- to any God or Higher Power you choose, if only for 30 seconds-- that . .
Young Ethan in that frightening underground hell-hole, will feel peace, and the knowledge that that he is loved, and not give up hope.
Ethan's mother will know that so many surround her in spirit, give their emotional support, and stand by her in solidarity against senseless violence.
Old Dyke, blistering with anger, fear and hatred, will realize the boy is just an innocent, has done nothing to hurt him, and give himself up.
All the emergency responders will maintain their composure and act with rational thought to bring this grievous standoff to an end.
Maybe, if we all prayed . . .