Right now my thoughts and prayers are going out to the people of Japan and along the Pacific coastline. Early this morning an 8.9 magnitude earthquake occurred 80 miles off of the northern coast of Japan. This was the largest earthquake ever in Japanese history and caused a large Tsunami to strike the coastal towns in the region causing massive damage and yet unknown casualties.
Though I have not yet had the chance to visit the country, Japan has long been a place dear to my heart. I encourage everyone to keep the Japanese people in your prayers and help however you can once we find out the best way to do that.