by Ajith Fernando, Sri Lanka
Today I want to help you to do one of the most important things that are needed at a time like this: pray for the relief workers. This came to me strongly when I heard that one of my colleagues, taking a van load of things to the North last night fell asleep on the wheel. He was driving the van I use. After some anxious moments, when the van travelled 75 meters outside the road, it ended up on the road 180 degrees from the direction it was originally travelling. Miraculously the only damage was two flat tires. Mayukha Perera and S. Jeyaraj who were travelling East at the time turned and went to their aid.
During times of disaster we tend to push ourselves beyond what is healthy for us. That is inevitable, but there is a limit to what our bodies and minds can tolerate. We need to take care that we don’t neglect the essential basics of life for too long. Let me mention a few: [Read more…]