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updated: 7/31/2014 5:18 PM

Show compassion for parents of baby, too

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Today, the charity organization Rest in His Arms will hold a funeral at St. Anne Catholic Church in Barrington for a 7-month-old baby who died from starvation. Whether you can attend or not, say a prayer -- for the soul of the baby, and for the parents. We rush to judgment when such a tragedy occurs. Try to show compassion for two very young parents, overwhelmed with twins, possibly without knowledge or proper resources. It's not the popular view, but it's the decent one.

Barbara Gier

Prospect Heights

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