Silence: the sound of a heart breaking for our country

November 9, 2016


33 comments on “Silence: the sound of a heart breaking for our country
  1. Gérald says:

    You shall overcome !

  2. Beth g says:

    I just said the same to my husband. Devastated

  3. Even in Australia we are gob-smacked at this outcome. Maybe he has qualities we are unaware of that will come to the fore when he leads?

  4. Diane says:

    When we writers have no words…that says it all.

  5. Kelly says:

    They decided to burn it down. I worry that many people will get hurt in the process. My biggest fear is the Supreme Court – our last hope, RBG can’t live forever. This has such far-reaching ramifications and no opposition party in a position to stop ANYTHING. I was literally crying this morning when I saw the news.

  6. AJ Sefton says:

    The will of the people. I am shocked as well but hope this will be the start of a bright future for the world. Little bit scary though.

  7. hillsmom says:

    Am I the only one who finds it quite strange that there is no mention of the bomb/dud dropped by Comey Friday 10/28? How convenient that it was allowed to simmer over the weekend, and finally noted there was nothing there anyway…the day before the election!

    Well, I never knew there were so many stupid people in the country. I have words, but mostly not printable. My heart is broken, too. Perhaps I shall crawl back in bed on this dreary,rainy day truly the dying sadness of autumn.

  8. Ugh. I’m so disappointed with America right now.

  9. Sheryl Kraft says:

    I know. I just listened to her beautiful and classy speech. Tears. Lots of tears.

  10. Nicky says:

    I won’t speak my mind on this, but what this country needs is to stay positive

  11. Amber Myers says:


    It’s tough when your own kid was like, “Isn’t he the bad guy?”

  12. Here are my thoughts that I posted on Facebook today. It didn’t go the way I anticipated either. “I’ve been voting for 40 years. 1/2 the time, the candidate NOT of my choice won. But we got up the next morning, went to work, took care of our kids and most of the bad things we thought would happen didn’t happen. The other times, the candidate I DID support won. And we got up the next day, went to work and took care of our kids and many of the promises they made never came to be. So today, I get up beside a husband who voted differently from me and I still love him. Go to lunch with 2 lifelong friends who voted differently than me and still laugh. And know that God is in control and we are going to be OK.”

  13. Tammy says:

    I had plenty of them, and a good cry. The heart has a hard time grasping what the mind cannot comprehend.

  14. Trying to figure out how I could get a job in Spain.

  15. Interesting reading comments today. Also not shocked that half the bloggers are posting on this.

  16. Chloe says:

    Even in Australia we are reeling with shock. I struggle to find any positives.

  17. Chelley says:

    This is truly a difficult election. This country needs to unify and push through these next 4 years… it’s all we can do.

  18. Kimberly C. says:

    I don’t know how this could happen, but rather then looking back, I prefer to look ahead and hope and pray for the best. Hopefully he will surprise us all and make the right decisions and choices. Pray Pray Pray!

  19. My Teen Guide says:

    Well, good luck to America.

  20. SamH travels says:

    People of the UK are thinking of you.

  21. hahahahha! all that said in one image. Seems like a vast amount of people are outraged at what has happen.

  22. Polarbelle says:

    We’ll make it thru this four years as we have the last eight. If people will support each other, we can do this thing. One Day At A Time.

  23. Lisa Rios says:

    I am with you like many other people, stunned, feeling very much let down, devastated and words really cant explain the pain in full!

  24. Elizabeth O. says:

    I am completely with you on this one. My heart continues to ache. I’ve stopped reading off of Facebook for the time being. There is so much division and hatred.

  25. I wasn’t pleased with this outcome but all we can do now is stay united and take it a day at a time.

  26. I’m with you. I’ve never cared so much about an election before this one. I’m stunned.

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