To the families of victims: I pray that you may feel the support being directed toward you, and that it strengthens you in this time of sorrow.
To the survivors: May you also feel the support, and gather strength enough to rebuild your life and move forward.
To the rescue workers: Thank God for you and your dedication, and may your strength of character enable you to get through this incredibly difficult time.
To our leaders: May you take the time necessary to develop a calm and measured response that will extract the greatest possible good from this horrible situation.
To Americans everywhere: May we all choose to use this an opportunity to focus our priorities on all things human, build a stronger sense of community, and to make a positive impact on our world, wherever we may be.