Shining a light during our dark times August 21, 2019 - 00:00 Posted in: Columns The past couple weeks have felt particularly dark in this country. Places in other parts of the world go through far worse on a steady basis. From mass shootings to uncovered plots to do more harm, it’s hard to keep up with the horrifying news. It seems like we’re waking up to a new horror or shock every morning lately. Hate for one another feels like it’s growing, in large part because of the stories making headlines and what we’re seeing and hearing spread across social media. This isn’t our normal. Or it wasn’t. And that’s part of why this feels exceptionally dark right now.PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!