Remembering Hurricane Michael – Reflections in the Midst of Disaster

Hurricane Michael via CNN

Hurricane Michael smashed into the Florida Panhandle on October 10, 2018. I originally wrote the short pieces below to keep some wonderful folks posted on my efforts to help my family in its aftermath.

 

October 19, 2020

Mission critical:  get to Panama City

I’m in Houston right now on my way to Panama City. I’m feeling both anxious and grateful to all the people who are helping me help my family. Because Hurricane Michael just punched them and their whole community down to the ground last week.

My dad and one of my brothers have been texting me to prepare myself. “This place is ruined.” Continue reading “Remembering Hurricane Michael – Reflections in the Midst of Disaster”

Tragedy Makes Us Reflect. It Makes Us Feel. Then We Keep Moving Forward. It’s What We Do.

Tragedy Makes Us Feel - Life Coach Teresa Young

Back from helping my family in the Florida Panhandle amid Hurricane Michael’s devastation, I’m a few weeks into grieving this tragic experience for a community, this time my hometown. This time my loved ones.

So I feel like sharing a bit of what I’m reflecting on right now.

Continue reading “Tragedy Makes Us Reflect. It Makes Us Feel. Then We Keep Moving Forward. It’s What We Do.”