Barukh Dayan HaEmet.
Blessed is the Eternal God of Truth.
We say these words upon hearing of a death.
The death of the eighty-six year old grandmother
who lived a full and rich life.
The death of the eight year old son
Who barely left footprints on his journey.
The death of the teenagers
Whose lives were stolen from them.
The death of those
Who desire our annihilation.
if we believe the words,
then it is an appropriate response.
God will judge.
And render in Truth.
Both the innocent
and the wicked.
And to that