Posts Tagged ‘disaster’

Sorry there wasn’t a song of the week last Sunday.  It completely slipped my mind.  It very nearly slipped my mind this week but not quite.

Lately Japan has been on my mind quite a bit since the huge disaster that struck there this week.  It is a tragic situation that landed heavily on my heart even though I have very little direct connection to it.

In light of what is going on there now I wanted to dedicate this week’s song to everyone over there and feature a hopeful song from one of my favorite Japanese bands.  It’s a band I’ve featured here before but that’s alright.

Sambomaster – Utagoe Yoo Kore


If you’d like to donate to the Red Cross’s Japan relief fund you can go to this link.

Also, Crunchyroll.com (a site that streams Asian TV shows) is offering to match any donations made up to $5,000.  You can visit this link for that.


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Prayers for Japan

photo from japanator.com

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.

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