When we wake to news of terror and tragedy as we did on the weekend we have a choice in how we respond. We can be consumed by fear and anger; horrified by what has transpired and immobilised by the shared grief of millions. This is a natural response.
Or we can choose hope and gratitude.
Neither will change the situation in France, Beirut or Baghdad. Neither will wind back the clock to find another path, a parallel course in which everyone gets home safely.