Heroism and Hope in Japan

My prayers are with the 50 brave men that braved radiation and fire to crawl through the reactors to prevent nuclear catastrophe.  They are there to pump seawater to cool the exposed fuel.  Full story here.  Pray for their success and safety.  Pray for strength for their families under such adversity.

And my heart is lighter with this news.  My friends, even in the darkness, there is always hope.  Hope is not an empty platitude.  No, this is what hope looks like.

Daily Mail

This little girl was swept out of her family’s home in the tsunami.  For three days, they feared the worst.  Soldiers had resigned themselves that the rescue work was really just a recovery mission.

And then they heard the baby cry.

The tiniest survivor was cold and wet and crying, but she is believed to have suffered no other injuries. Why she did not drown remained a mystery.

Apparently, God has bigger plans for this little girl. And she is only one of the survivor stories. As they say, RTWT at Daily Mail.

I pray also for the rescuers.  Their job is a hard and grim one.  I’m so thankful that their hopes have been renewed.

One thought on “Heroism and Hope in Japan”

  1. Jenn, the lead firefighters who were at Chernobyl survived MASSIVE radiation poisoning, and here’s hoping the Japanese workers survive too, as their levels are significantly lower…

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