While the numbers might be off, there is no doubt that the tragedy in Haiti is monumental.  Big Photo’s stunning and tragic photo essay is all that needs to be said.

It is appropriate in such times to cease from our striving and remember that God is still God, and that the intercessions of the saints for those in need can have effects that we may never know.

And then give.

Desiring God has a list of organizations that are in need of support, as does The Anchoress.

You can also text ‘disaster’ from your phone to 90999 to donate $10 to Compassion International.

“Normal” writing returns tomorrow.

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Posted by Matthew Lee Anderson

Matthew Lee Anderson is the Founder and Lead Writer of Mere Orthodoxy. He is the author of Earthen Vessels: Why Our Bodies Matter to our Faith and The End of Our Exploring: A Book about Questioning and the Confidence of Faith. Follow him on Twitter or on Facebook.

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  1. […] To be honest, I’ve already said more than I want to say.  I’d prefer to mourn the loss of another human and then fall into silence.  I really would.  If you look back through Mere-O’s archives, since the Virginia Tech tragedy–where I learned my lesson–I have said almost nothing about the various tragedies that have since befallen America.  When a quake ruined Haiti last January, I wrote exactly one blog post exhorting people to pray and pointing them to a list of resources to give money. […]


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