in Japan who is suffering ... like all of the rest. He is an elderly man who has a gently wrinkled face and grey hair. He is in the last part of his life on earth and is contributing what he can to make his town better. He works for the fire department and when the earthquake hit he pulled on his boots, kissed his loving family goodbye and I am sure, told them he would be home soon. He left his wife, son, daughter-in-law and four beautiful grandchildren, to help his community. He was gone about 10 or 15 minutes when the tsunami hit.
They are all gone. He has no one left. All of the people he loved and spent his days with, laughing and talking and sharing ... even dreaming with. All gone. And this is just one story.
On this day I see our differences and arguments as petty and not very good for the soul. We have a whole country to pray for and cry for and to revere. Please ... if you believe in prayer or the power of positive thought ... spend some time thinking about these lovely people and allow yourself to feel with them. Let it wash over your body ... in to your heart. It is all beyond words I have to express but I just can't stop praying for them and crying for them.
I don't know what else to say.
Agreed. I cannot even begin to imagine the devastation and despair that the Japanese people must be feeling. I have been praying for them.
Laura....you don't need to say anything....Prayers are enough!!!!
Throughout my days since this horrifying devastation struck Japan I've been demanding divine intervention for those who have survived this horrible horrible disaster.
If ever there was a time to expect a miracle - that the threat of a nuclear meltdown is relieved - it is now.
On this day I see our differences and arguments as petty and not very good for the soul.
Thank you for re-minding, Laura
Death toll in Japan, 8,450
13,000 still missing.