Post by a friend who sustained quite a bit of loss and damage during Hurricane Sandy.
They say that most people change when they go through some type of tragedy. I decided to finally share my Hurricane Sandy experience since many people have told me that it’s inspirational. This experience taught me that nothing, absolutely nothing is promised. I learned about loss, what and who I can count on, and most importantly about generosity. Most human beings need four things to live and that is love (family), stability (job), food, and a roof over their heads. If any of these four things are lacking, then we feel out of balance.
That Monday night on October 29th, I was in my kitchen having my dinner and making candles for ‘just in case.’ I called my mom and told her that I was fine, and that I believed that the worst was over. However, I told her that I would check the gutter and clean it in case…
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