Another disaster has struck the continental United States, displacing thousands of people, leaving some trapped in their homes or cars with no way to escape, and destroying neighborhoods in the fourth-biggest city in the U.S. This storm has been compared to Hurricane Katrina, and the pictures are jaw-dropping. And what’s worse than all of this? The storm is expected to head back to the Gulf of Mexico, just to come back and dump some more rain on this already weakened area.
It’s honestly hard for me to comprehend events like these. The only thing that can help me vaguely grasp the reality these people are facing is by picturing my apartment flooded, or thinking about getting rescued in a stranger’s boat and floating down O Street to find more people.
READ MORE of Jenna Olson Popp’s blog at: http://www.lutherancenterunl.com/hurricane-harvey-a-reflection-on-generosity/