I’ve gotten more messages from my friends to share with everyone in Japan! If you’re not in Japan, please read the messages for some good vocabulary.
Flowers from my local farmers’ market
Name: Pat & Winston
Location: El Cerrito, California, USA
Message: There are no words in any language that can express our sorrow for what has happened, and is happening in Japan. Our thoughts and hearts are with you.
Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Message: We are thinking about you and hoping for your safety and well-being, and the well-being of your families and friends.
Location: Fremont, California, USA
Message: We stand with you, and we are so proud of you! We hope you recover soon. We have great faith in you!
Location: San Francisco, California, USA
Message: I am cheering for you. You are in my thoughts every day. Please stay safe. I am so sorry and my sorrow is for you and Japan.
Message: I want to send a message of hope to the people of Japan. The rest of the world supports you.
Location: New Forest, England
Message: My thoughts are constantly with you all. I salute your strength and fortitude through these difficult times.
Name: Caroline and her mother
Location: Minnesota, USA
Message: The strength and spirit of the people of Japan inspire us. We pray for you in this time of tragedy.
Name: Dion R.
Location: Bay Point, California, USA
Message: Hearing what has happened in Japan caused much pain, but do not lose hope. I pray to God you’ll all make it through. I encourage you all to continue assisting others in need, as well as staying safe. May you be protected and live another day.
You can leave a comment if you want to say something.
“Salute” (v., n.): Idiom: To show praise, honor, or respect for someone. Literal meaning – the way soldiers (etc.) greet each other, usually by quickly raising the right hand to the head.
“Fortitude” (n., uncountable): Bravery or strength, even though someone is in pain, having trouble, etc.
“Tragedy” (n., countable for this meaning): A very shocking and sad event (especially one that involves death).