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Jul 21, 2023Liked by Beth Shelburne

Oh Beth I'm crying in sorrow. I went to bed knowing they were awaiting a positive reprieve and awoke to feel empty. My heart breaks for his family, and now especially his cellblock. I'll never agree to a life for a life, I'd been clanging the walls with them. You wrote this beautifully, you honor all those in the penal system with such grace and love. I know this must be an especially hard day for you. Again, thankful for your voice. If only the worse of the bunch listened! Damn them! oxox

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Jul 20, 2023Liked by Beth Shelburne

Thank you for your courage to write these heartbreaking words. ❤️

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Jul 22, 2023Liked by Beth Shelburne

Beth you are a blessing!

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Jul 22, 2023Liked by Beth Shelburne

Being a Hospice Nurse over 20 years, I’ve seen and delt with my share of death, but it’s mostly been spiritual because to me it’s the closest place to God I could be and also comfort their family and friends, however I’m not for the death penalty! Vengeance is mine saith the Lord! Knowing that that life is being taken on purpose I couldn’t stand by and watch , it would be wrong for me ! Yes our Heavenly Father is an awesome God and forgives one’s sins as it tells us in multiple places in the scriptures. I have compassion for both sides and that is what my Heavenly Father would want. I pray that he forgives us all for making the wrong choices in our lives and that we all are humbled that he sacrificed his son’s life for us all so that we could be forgiven for our sins also! God bless all who are on death row and your families and also victim families and that may you all have peace , understanding and forgiveness because in this life none of us are promised tomorrow !

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Jul 20, 2023Liked by Beth Shelburne

Wonderful writing on a very grim reality. Many thanks.

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Jul 21, 2023Liked by Beth Shelburne

I couldn’t witness it either. Just reading about it, tears me apart.

We are no better than animals- killing anyone.

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❤️

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