The tragedy of the devastating earthquake in Nepal this week reminds us all of our own weakness and vulnerability. I was in Nepal for a CMS conference some years ago, and although all my CMS friends and contacts there are reporting in safe, all around them is not. Here in Taiwan we recall the terrible earthquake of 1999 and its aftermath. Having been through such a traumatic experience ourselves here in Taiwan we can share somewhat in the suffering of the Nepali people, so it is all the more tragic that politics is rearing its ugly head in this situation…..
Read this article from Time Magazine:
And in the Taipei Times:
May God have mercy on Nepal, and on us all….
PS. Update on Wednesday morning, a team from Taiwan has left for Nepal….
And if you think all this is challenging enough, just read this article about the paltry response of the British government to the Nepal earthquake…
Prayer needed everywhere!