“For each of us, there is the daily life. Let us live it, gesture by gesture. “. The violence, the death is overwhelming. During the past week, I stumbled onto a new gesture that has proven to be healing. Six people were killed during the mass shooting in downtown Sacramento a week ago. One of them was a homeless woman, Melinda. So I have been holding her in my heart, calling her by name. It has proven to be a way to hold it all – the named and the nameless – in a personal yet universal way. Also, I have shared this Word of the Week message with several people who have been deeply touched, as have I.