Cook: Coaxing light and goodness out of July 16 tragedy

United States Marines carry the casket of U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. David Wyatt out of Hixson United Methodist Church after his funeral service Friday, July 24, 2015, in Hixson, Tenn. Staff Sgt. Wyatt was killed in the July, 16 shootings at the Naval Operational Support Center and Marine Corps Reserve Center on Amnicola Highway which left five dead, including shooter Mohammad Youssef Abdulazeez, and a Chattanooga police officer wounded.

If you go

› What: Chattanooga Strong Together interfaith event› Where: UTC Student Center› When: Saturday, July 16, 2:30-4 p.m.

photo David Cook

Love is patient.

And kind.

Love is long-suffering, holds no grudges and sees the best in others.

Love doesn't rejoice in defeatism, obstructionism or enemy-making.