A Prayer for Japan

Thursday, March 17, 2011

I'll be joining other bloggers for a day of silence tomorrow in hopes of raising awareness and some money for the victims of the ongoing crisis in Japan. I've felt a bit sad all week and in shock over the total devastation and continuing scare surrounding the nuclear power plants. 

This country holds a special place in my heart. My mom spent four years of her childhood in Japan and my grandparents moved back there when I was in elementary school. I was lucky to be able to visit every year for six years. Thankfully, our family friends are all safe and I continue to pray for them along with other military friends that are stationed in Japan right now. The people of Japan are kind, caring and beautiful and I pray that God can show them some mercy. I spotted this touching prayer over on A Subtle Revelry and it brought tears to my eyes. 

If you have the means, (even $5 can help right now) please donate over at www.forjapanwithlove.com

 PS- Say a prayer too!

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