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'To Bless All Mankind'

In all-hands-on-deck response to Harvey, lessons learned from earlier storms

From the October 9, 2017 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel

Adapted from an article published in The Christian Science Monitor, August 28, 2017.


As College Avenue in Houston flooded one night in August, the yellow Waffle House sign at the top of the hill stayed on. Stranded drivers trudged toward the glow through muck and rain and sat down for a sip of coffee and some eggs-and-grits, glad to be shielded, at least for a moment, from a storm named Harvey.