Why so serious?

Hi Jonathan and Alice
Last night we were emailed with news of a friend’s death from prostate cancer. We attended his lovely wife Joyce’s funeral last September, and less than a year on we are now bidding farewell to Ian. 

Adjacent to this blog is a photo of killer James Holmes and his hero The Joker. Holmes last week gunned down 70 people at a cinema, killing 12.

So on the one hand we have Ian, with a compassion for others, and on the other hand we have a deranged killer, who lived out the surreal catchphrase WHY SO SERIOUS?

The families of both are in need of our prayers, because life goes on for many that have been touched by Ian’s love as it does for those who are trying to come to terms with the lunacy of their child. 

Despite the Joker’s catchphrase life is very serious.
Life has dignity of the kind that Ian calmly brought each day.

The ability to distinguish between reality and fantasy is a measure of sanity.

Published by Rob

Now 70, I'm getting back into website development and brand protection, as well as showcasing the delightful artistic talents of my beautiful wife Lynne. My projection will encompass a lifetime of database marketing, as well as the Christian democratic socialist ideals of my wife and I.

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