I read a Facebook post (I might be a little late on the subject) that it has been confirmed that Malaysian Flight 370 crashed in the South Indian Ocean. Please, say a prayer for all of the victims (there were two infants on that flight as well) that were lost and for their families. It's just so sad.
There has still been no confirmation even of wreckage found. But there is enough information about the planes path to rule out a survivable accident. I think the Malaysian Prime Minister announced this to help the families begin their grieving process rather than waiting in false hope.
I also saw that the Malaysian airlines had sent the news of the plane being lost in the Indian Ocean through a text message. Seriously? Why would you do that to these poor people? There is social media after all. They could have had a press conference with them. Insensitive cowards.
Yeah. The Chinese have a ritual for honoring their dead. I don't remember what it is exactly (I know that they have to have a body in order to perform the ritual) but they consider those who have long since passed part of their family. To have that tradition disrupted would be seriously painful. Closure for them would be extremely difficult if not impossible.
I went to my oncologist/hematologist today, and the news wasn't good. My monoclonal protein (multiple myeloma) cells measure over 1,000 now, so I have to have a bone marrow biopsy. They're trying to schedule it for next...
There was a terrorist attack in Mumbai today killing 80 people and injuring about 240 people. I request my friends here to pray for the victims and their families. May their be peace and calm in these difficult times.
Many times in the past I've had little sympathy when other people have said they had an "unspoken request" for prayer, meaning that they wanted to ask people to pray for them but they didn't want to tell what...