A Sandy Hook Mom on Choosing Love and Forgiveness

May 28, 2022

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Ten years ago, Scarlett Lewis’ 6-year-old son Jesse was killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School. In her grief, she stumbled on a note he had written in chalk shortly before his death: “nurturing, healing, and love.” These three words left behind by her son became fuel for her life’s work, the Choose Love Movement. In today’s show – updated from its original airing earlier this year – Jeff and Scarlett discuss how grief transforms us, and how healing is possible through practicing forgiveness.


Learn more about the Choose Love Movement at chooselovemovement.org.

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