I wonder when the burnings of heretics start? (via Tom Nelson)
People: This is your planet speaking: Listen up!
That’s what I feel like screaming as I navigate my way through the aftereffects of Sandy and the nor’easter. The impact on my family — a couple of downed trees, five days without power, a second power loss, and a wary eye on the gasoline gauge — has been negligible compared with what others are suffering: homes destroyed, businesses without products to sell or customers able to buy them, elderly people huddled in the dark and cold, raw sewage backing up into the road and down into basements in Baldwin and cascading into Reynolds Channel from Nassau County’s Bay Park treatment plant.
Our planet is a delicately balanced system, a single living organism, and it’s speaking to us now, saying: Enough, already!