I used to think I was a sympathetic person. I’d hear the news about tragedies or natural disasters and I would feel bad. But like many, my sadness would be fleeting. I’d quickly go about my day, with hardly a second thought to those suffering.
I lived in a world of false security. In my worst nightmares I never seriously thought that a natural disaster could turn my world around. Destroyed homes and devastated communities happened to other people! The horror and misery is something you see on your television set, not something you witness first hand.
Oh man, was I wrong! I learned my lesson the hard way… For the rest, head on over to Tess Thompson’s blog.
Speaking of Tess, I just finished her latest book Duet for Three Hands and I can honestly say it is one of the best books I have read in a long time!