I am sorry for not just the members in Tonga, but for all those who are affected
by this storm. I hope that they will recover soon.
These are tough and resilient people, sorry to hear of this tragedy for them,
but they will rebuild and thrive.
Your headline is incorrect. Half of the lds home is one area or on one island
were destroyed not in all of Tonga as the headline suggests.
Is the LDS church the only major organization to be donating or is the red cross
or other organizations sending relief as well? I am thankful for the members of
the church that give so generously that it can help those in need where ever and
And thus we see that the Church takes care of its own—as well as anyone
else around them who happens to be in need. Note: the article from
the Tongan news outlet itself erroneously uses the word "temple" when it
means to say "meetinghouse".