Rule Number One: I will not blame mainstream members of a group for the actions in Boston of extremists. I will blame the extremists.
Rule Number Two: I will not try far-fetched linkage of this bombing to my favorite political clause.
Rule Number Three: I will remember that the first news from any act of violence is almost always incorrect.
Rule Number Four: I will not supersaturate in the news. If I must do something I will pray and give money to the Red Cross.
Rule Number Five: I will not overly focus on stupid social media comments by those I don’t agree with. Selection bias is real.
Rule Number Six: I will not respond to social media trolling.
Rule Number Seven: I will remember that this crisis is not about me, but about those suffering, and I will pray accordingly.
Rule Number Eight: I will recall to pray for my enemies. No hate, but justice.
Rule Number Nine: This is the worst possible time to speculate in any area outside of my area of expertise.
Rule Number Ten: I will give my fears to Jesus and rest in His love.