Lessons Taught by Haiyan: Being Selfless, Humble and Wise

Trippin On Crutches

The past few weeks after Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) hit the Philippines has been both challenging and humbling. Every day, my FB newsfeed was filled with either updates on relief operations or fund raising activities to help the typhoon-hit areas. Weeks before it, it was filled with news on wars and politics… and while politics remains to be part of everyday news, even after the typhoon, the call to unite became the main topic on most of my FB friend’s walls.

There were calls for volunteers, to donate, and to focus on helping instead of taking selfies. The devastation left by the typhoon was too much for this nation to fight alone that we’re grateful for every help other countries provided may it be funding or relief goods. What made it very humbling were the people who came and aided the relief operations.

Regardless of religion and race, the world…

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