“Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn’t people feel as free to
delight in whatever remains to them?”
Rose Kennedy, mother to President John F. Kennedy
This quote came to mind while I was in Galveston County attending the Veterans Task Force Meeting and Texas A&M University Mental Health Luncheon. If you’re unaware of the history of Galveston, the year 2008 brought devastation and tragedy to its shores by way of Hurricane Ike. Although many piers, homes, businesses and so forth were destroyed, the people of Galveston came together as a community.
This is the kind of communal effort that we need to crete any sort of change. During the two events that I attended, I saw this taking place among organizations including, but not limited to – the Gulf Coast Center, the Veterans Coalition, MHA, LSVA, Texas A&M Galveston, etc. Coming together as a team and working hand in hand is truly the key in providing…
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