September 2, 2009
Los Angeles inferno: Who by fire?
I’ve yet to blog about the massive—MONSTROUS—fire raging in north Los Angeles County. But in recent years I’ve had plenty to say about the fires that perennially threaten our existence here in overpopulated and wildfire-suppressed desert. (See this and that and the other.)
The LA Times has been all over this story and has an amazing photo gallery here. I’ve seen little in the paper’s coverage of the religious response to the fire, which has consumed more than 127,000 acres and 62 homes. There was this one about mourners and miracles, but that has to do with evacuees returning to their rubble.
There, however, are a multitude of religious stories under the ash. What about the Unetanah Tokef? That’s the Rosh Hashanah prayer, and the Morethodoxy blog offers it as a prayer for relief:
Read the rest here.