The devastation from Hurricane Sandy has challenged millions of people in its wake forcing them to count their blessings and believe in their ability to begin anew.
Henry Kavett, a long time friend of mine dating back to his ABC Radio days has been without electricity, low on food and running on empty and yet his recent email could be an inspiration to all of us because it takes a hurricane to cause this kind of widespread damage but only a moment of gratitude to put things in perspective.
“Things will get back to some kind of normal…because…” Out of bad…comes good”, right? You said that…and I believe it…
Things that we learned this week:
- Gas is gas– brand name or XXX off brand, doesn’t matter
- Life is precious and fragile
- Live wisely
- Things can be replaced
- You will find out who truly cares about you in a crisis”
Adversity introduces a person to him or her self and to those around them.
Oprah Winfrey said:
“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.”