Accounts of this story told through various perspectives but this book in particular Offers Honest Insight Of honest insight of events and centers around Rachel a young kindhearted Christian irl who was still finding her way in life through God Her ood natured spirit and staggering wisdom became the driving force of this memoir This story is told from the perspective of Rachel s parents whose unconditional love and pride for their daughter seemed to exceed even the pinnacle of their pain Although their suffering is evident their message stands as a ray of hope not as a portal for despair There are excerpts
Rachel s journal entries included as well as images her beautiful alarmingly intuitive drawings These excerpts brought Rachel and her story to life in a visual and almost tangible way and instantly became the most inspiring aspectsRachel s life may have been unjustly cut short but her death was not in vain Rachel leaves behind her legacy a legacy of hope faith and oodness to which this book will remain a true testamen. To comfort those who have been touched by violence in our schools today Using excerpts and drawings from Rachel's own journals her parents offer a spiritual perspective on the Columbine tragedy and provide a vision of hope for preventing youth violence across the nati. Chel s story but parents reuest to bring Christ to the classroomI am a public educator I have seen Rachel Challenge in the final pages both of her parents state that including religion back into public education might have prevented thisI m sorry but it s not that simpleAnd for that I Only a Whisper give this book 2 stars 4 StarsI read this book a few months back and somehow couldn t find the words to properly review it Many parts left me feeling depleted solemn and disturbed But I was also immensely inspired Rachel s Tears a heartbreaking but enlightening telling of the Columbine massacre provides you with an uncomfortable front row seat to the horrific story behind the story This touching memoir focuses on a youngirl s journey to faith and her unfortunate untimely and heinous execution for embracing that faith I remember following this story in stunned silence as it happened along with the rest of the world But these haunting pages brought a certain raw reality to that savagely heartbreaking attack There are other. Ents talk about Rachel's life and how they have found meaning in their daughter's martyrdom in the aftermath of the school shooting Rachel's Tears comes from a heartfelt need to celebrate this young irl's life to work through the Tears comes from a heartfelt need to celebrate this young irl's life to work through the and the uestions of a nation and. ,of rachel s
Rachel s Tears is a very well written and inspirational true crime novel but I think it makes a very spacious claim to suggest that the inspirational true crime novel but I think it makes a very spacious claim to suggest that the Columbine shooters were just anti Christian This tragedy had nothing to do with religion faith or lack thereof The Columbine shooting was the result of two mentally ill psychopaths who never Brooklyn's Song got the help they needed until it was too late and they ran amuck killing innocent people I also wouldn t necessarily call Rachel a martyr she like the eleven other victims was just a teenageirl caught in the crossfire of a horrible crime I always have one of these on hand because I always end up iving it away Rachel s story really moves ME THE WAY SHE WASN T The way she wasn t to be different The way she stood for her faith It wasn t about April 20 1999 What was so amazing was how she lived her life everyday She s an inspiration I do not ive this a rating of merely 2 stars very lightly To take Rachel s story and to rate it so low would be a travesty and diservice to her memory However to me this was not Ra. The Columbine tragedy in April 1999 pierced the heart of our country In December 1999 we learned that the teenage killers specifically targeted Rachel Scott and
"mocked her Christian faith on their chilling homemade videotapes Rachel Scott died for her faith Now her par. "her Christian faith on their chilling homemade videotapes Rachel Scott died for her faith Now her par.