Yesterday, it was bright and the colors were vibrant. As the nation mourns, here in the mountains it began to snow.

It has become quiet and gentle, almost wrapping us in peace and reminding us of the miracles of the seasons ahead.

These two views could also be used to understand the difference of how people with mental illness see the world. Without color, cold and grey.

We should be talking about mental illness and not guns. There is an epidemic of mental illness, suicidal thoughts and loss of meaning in our lives.

Let’s discuss what matters most.

God is with us as we mourn and #prayforVegas.

EDITOR'S NOTE: This post originally appeared on Facebook.