October 13, 2010

Thoughts on Chilean Miners

Posted in Uncategorized at 12:20 am by billgepford

I’d stopped updating this due to seminary eating my soul (and my schedule), but I couldn’t resist this – I was watching the twitter feed updates on the Chilean Miner Rescue operation, and I was struck by the images of the rescuers descending the shaft from the top so that they could lead the miners out.  Manuel Gonzalez and Roberto Rios were willing to leave the safety of the open air, cram themselves into a cage, and travel down a shaft to people that are trapped in the darkness.  They risked the unknown to reach those who had little hope.  It might have been safer to send down the cage unoccupied and let the miners test it out, but the rescuers braved the danger and brought hope and light to a trapped people.

Yup.  That’ll preach.




  1. Indeed it will. 🙂

  2. […] good Thoughts on Chilean Miners and the […]

  3. Rob Webster said,

    Preach it, bro. I’d listen to that message.

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