The tornadoes Sunday night and Monday afternoon force us to question our faiths and our life choices. How can such a community endure the loss of life, stress and financial pain so often? Why does it keep happening?
Our praises go out to the school teachers who risked their own lives to save so many children. Imagine, for a moment, had that storm come one week later while all of those school children were at the neighboring homes that now stand in piles of rubble.
Sure, some of them would have been inside shelters with parents and caregivers but many would have been enjoying their first day of summer, possibly home being watched by older children.
Moore will recover. Again. They are a hardy bunch of neighbors, helping each other survive, much like the people who settled there more than a century ago.