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Thursday, 1 October 2009

A moment to mourn - Tsunami in Samoa & earthquake in Indonesia

I came home tonight to hear of the news of these 2 tragic events. Although I alone cannot contribute much, or in fact any help to the countries or their victims, I'd just like to take a moment, away from the "important" events in our lives, and remember just how lucky we are.

My thoughts go out to the 4 countries affected (namely Samoa, American Samoa, Tonga and Indonesia). Let us stop more disasters from happening, now. Natural disasters are not things we can stop, but we can do our part in preventing more from happening. We are killing the environment, and it is now showing proof of that, more n more each year. We may not be able to stop natural disasters, but let's at least stop man-made ones. Enough innocent people have died. Let's work together in saving this earth, it is, after all, the only one we have...

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