These are troubled, stressful times in our country. I have begun to dread checking my news feed and wonder if I really do want to know the latest news. As an educator, I have a visceral reaction to the news of yet another school shooting. Like most teachers, each year my students became mine and took residence in my heart, where I worried about their well-being as well as their learning. I cannot fathom what those teachers in Parkland, Fla. are experiencing. I’ve intended to write a series of posts about love this month but haven’t followed through. In the one post I did write, I questioned equating love with candy and cupid’s arrows. (Disclaimer: I enjoy candy and giving little treat holders filled…