The responses to yet another tragedy. This one accidental as far as anyone can tell. There was coverage on the radio as I drove to write my daily blog. Inspiring moving coverage … for the most part.
West Texas. An explosion. Accidental.
I am shocked. And wonder at the nature of life.
News of deaths leak in.
I am saddened for the victims and their families.
First responders respond.
I am inspired by the bravery and selflessness.
Photos are released.
I am amazed at the devastation.
News conferences by politicians.
I am impressed by their preparedness.
Organizations spring into action.
I am in awe at how prepared all these groups are.
The President speaks.
I am inspired by words of comfort.
The Pope …
Oh good. The spiritual leader … of the poor … of the downtrodden … what does he have to say?
The Pope … Tweeted his condolences.
* crickets *