Japan is not new to disasters. Some months ago, its residents’ lives were tested again when an earthquake sent mighty waves crashing into their cities and hearts. It seemed like an irreversible disaster that took thousands of lives and destroyed everything that was in its way.
Now three months later, here are a few before and after pictures in circulation that speak loudly of their determination and recovery.
What did you learn from this?
I like the look on the elderly gentleman’s face in the first picture. He seems so determined in his refusal to allow anything to break him.
Notice what unity in a community can bring about. Obviously, this is not the work of one person alone.
“Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead,” Phil 3:13.
Share: During the low points of your life, what has been your motivation to rise again? How have you got back on your feet?