Amherst College Johnson Chapel
The American flag is again in that unmistakable position of mourning, this time for three police officers in Baton Rouge gunned down in a cowardly ambush that would have take the lives of any of us.
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Over the past two weeks, after the mass police killing in Dallas and the truck slaughter of civilians in France, our flag has been at full staff for only a day.
In this despicable time of terrorism it easily could have been any of us. If you target those who protect us from evil, surely we all could be next.
As we saw so graphically illustrated that terrible morning 15 years ago.