For the last five days, I have been working on finding forgiveness for the unfortunate soul/s who had to find his/her/their 'power' by attempting to harm others, and attempted to harm our site. As is one of my usual ways of resolving conflicts within me, I seek counsel. What has helped me to resolve this issue and feel dire sadness for these misdirected souls is the Zen story, The Moon Cannot Be Stolen. It goes as follows: A Zen Master lived the simplest kind of life in a little hut at the foot of a mountain. One evening, while he was away, a thief sneaked into the hut only to find there was nothing in it to steal. The Zen Master returned and found him. "You have come a long way to visit me," he told the prowler, "and you should not return empty handed. Please take my clothes as a gift." The thief was bewildered, but he took the clothes and ran away. The Master sat naked, watching the moon. "Poor fellow," he mused, " I wish I could give him this beautiful moon." To apply it to this event, I came to realize, that these people do not have the kindness and the caring we have in our community, so s/he/they had to attempt to 'destroy' us because they could not find s/he/their inner peace. I guess, in actuality, this was flattery...I can only wish that person/those persons will find the well being to redirect his/her/their energy towards his/her/their own healing. And on a personal note, I am very blessed I am not him/her/them.