Sundays Blessings: Help comes in the midst of a disaster

Thank God all the same. In every condition, give Him thanks. May you all find the treasure that this typhoon presages. May all you find comfort in turmoil. May God’s love multiply in your lives in Jesus name.

Writing on the Pages of Life

Typhoon Haiyan is now being considered as one of the strongest typhoon that has ever made landfall. Last Friday, local time, it made landfall in the Philippines at peak strength, with maximum winds of 195 miles per hour.

Typhoon Haiyan’s tail hit some parts of the major island of Luzon, including some areas of Metro Manila, the nation’s capital. Our family lives in the suburbs, south of the metropolis. We had power outage for 2 hours, and the wind howled through the night and well into late Saturday afternoon. At worst, we had fallen tree branches.

The picture is entirely different in the areas that were directly hit by the super typhoon. We are only beginning to see the extent of damage wrought upon the lives of many families who live in the second biggest island group of the country – the Visayas.  The entire region was blanketed in darkness…

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