God Bless Manchester.

I have waited and thought all morning wondering should I say something. I have come to the conclusion that I should. 

Manchester was rocked and shocked last night after the Ariana Grande Concert at The Manchester Arena a suicide bomber set off a bomb and so far 22 people are dead and 59 are injured, many life threateningly. Information here

     God Bless Manchester

God bless Manchester,you have heart

You all pull together last night

When lives were blown apart.

People helped each other,they did what was right.


Why attack innocent children

“In the name of God”, that’s wrong!
God, whatever name you give them

Would never want you kill, especially not the young.

             ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

I best not say anymore though my heart is full of words. I send love and hope to the families whose lives have been shattered and changed in a split second. All this on a night when they were out for fun. A night when whoever did this knew the arena would be full of youngsters and children with parents. 

26 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. C.J. Black
    May 23, 2017 @ 12:53:47

    I too was of the same mind. Dreadful, dreadful news.

    Reply

  2. Ritu
    May 23, 2017 @ 15:21:41

    It is all so sad…

    Reply

  3. Judy E Martin
    May 23, 2017 @ 15:39:47

    A shocking and senseless tragedy

    Reply

  4. JT Twissel
    May 23, 2017 @ 16:28:19

    God bless…

    Reply

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  6. Betty Hayes Albright
    May 23, 2017 @ 20:39:10

    We heard the news yesterday about this time. It’s always shocking and heartbreaking that anything like that can happen. I fear for this world of ours. Glad you’re all right, Willow. πŸ’–

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    • willowdot21
      May 23, 2017 @ 20:53:12

      This is a sick world where children where ever they are from can be the targets of mad, bad and evil people. Thank you for caring, apart from being so saddened I am fine. I live in the South of England but North or South we are united against evil. πŸ’œπŸ’–

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      • Betty Hayes Albright
        May 24, 2017 @ 18:49:31

        We here in the US are also united with you. Most Americans have a deep affection for England and are empathetic. (In spite of us having a circus for a government at the moment.)

      • willowdot21
        May 24, 2017 @ 19:43:31

        Thank you and we feel the same way about you all in America too, the circus will not last forever, take heart! πŸ’πŸ’–πŸ’œ

  7. Julia Weston
    May 24, 2017 @ 16:58:01

    I am glad you shared your heart. I truly believe speaking out is another way to stand up to such violence and hate. I pray for everyone involved, and from across the Atlantic I felt hope when I watched the people of Manchester step up to help, never hesitating for a second. Thank you for sharing your words.

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  8. selcouth humans
    May 24, 2017 @ 17:44:52

    Well said πŸ‘β™₯

    Reply

  9. uapsnu
    Jun 02, 2017 @ 15:16:03

    On that dreadful day, Manchester city became Manchester united.

    Reply

  10. Nikhil Raj Gupta
    Jul 22, 2017 @ 16:48:28

    Amen Dear

    Reply

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  12. Marje @ Kyrosmagica
    May 22, 2018 @ 08:58:46

    Incomprehensible, sad and so unbelievably shocking. 😦

    Reply

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