Thursday, January 14, 2010
Haiti Earthquake Shudders Soul
Sometimes, you just wonder why. Why on Earth do these people in Haiti continue to suffer these horrible, horrible disasters?
As I am sure you've heard by now, the country of Haiti was devastated by a 7.0 earthquake centered about 10 miles outside Port-Au-Prince. The damage is catastrophic and the casualties are even worse in a country that has been hard hit by so much from natural to man-made disasters over its years of existence.
As survivors come to grips with what has happened to their country and the world community tries to lift up one of its neighbors in unbelievable need, it's time to pause. To put all the political rhetoric and hatemongering away and remember the words of Helen Keller:
"Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it."
Let's wish our friends in Haiti a fast and speedy recovery from this horrible tragedy. It will take time, help, money, and hard work, but the country of Haiti will rise from these horrible events and stand again. We just need to take the initiative and help. Click here to visit the American Red Cross and find out how you can help the citizens of Haiti.