Disaster and the Need for Solidarity

September 01, 2009

Original publication: Response Magazine

Date of publication: July 30, 2009

"Crisis. Downturn. Recession. Deficit. War. Disaster. These words are becoming all too familiar to many of us. And there is little in the way of optimism to offer. While some of us are only starting to feel the impact of the current economic situation, there are many who have been waiting for signs of hope for a long time. [...] once we collectively adopt a “people first” mentality, it will be in those moments of disaster, moments where we have historically fallen short, that our potential will be realized."

Read the full article from United Methodist Women's Response magazine.