Today’s headlines cause one to pause and really think about what is going on around us. We sit and wait for news on the health status of the great Nelson Mandela in South Africa who was that countries former president. He is now in critical condition in Pretoria where he’s been since June 8. At age 94, he’s seen more than his share of the hospital in recent times. We pray for him and his family
We still await some form of resolution to the flurry of news reports on the Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez and what his role if any, might have been in the recent murder of his friend and associate Odin Lloyd. Hernandez’ property including his home, has been searched several times with hoards of investigators, including dogs and locksmiths. We still wait to hear from those who make the decisions about what the next steps in the investigation might be.
In Merrimac, MA a woman somehow fell from a moving vehicle suffering serious injuries was taken by helicopter to Anna Jaques Hospital then transferred to a hospital in Boston. Thankfully the police did arrest Henry Matos of Lawrence for driving under the influence. Moises Matoz also of Lawrence was put in protective custody. The police are investigating circumstances of this tragic incident.
Innocent bystanders continue to fall victim to lightning strikes. In Casco, Maine three people were struck by lightening at the Point Sebago Resort last night. Two were fortunate enough to only need on scene treatment while a third victim had serious injuries and had to be hospitalized
Imagine being 81 years old and sitting at a table in your home reading a paper and you start to hear loud booms coming from your basement. Dora Cummings was smart enough to call 911 and leave her home without injury. Unfortunately, her house was not so lucky. The Berlin home was destroyed when the two propane tanks exploded.
On a lighter note, you twinkie loving people will be happy to know that twinkies and some other favorited hostess products will return to shelves on July 15, 2013 offered by their owner, Hostess. They will be bearing a new tagline of “The Sweetest Comeback in The History of Ever”. Enjoy your sweet tooth sweet lovers.
Always know that for every great tragedy, there is always some great miracle of life that happens somewhere close by. Those miracles may not always be heard or seen, but those special enough to be a part of the miracle are grateful for the miracle. Continue to do good in your life and great reward will come to you and those you love. Believe!