Jordan: How to cope with a disaster?

Arrabi recommends reading “I Lived In The Garden Of Allah” (By R.V.C. Bodley), which Arrabi says it's very inspiring in how to cope with disaster, especially in light of the recent events that struck Jordan. The story closing, “You and I are not Mohammedans: we don't want to be fatalists. But when the fierce, burning winds blow over our lives-and we cannot prevent them-let us, too, accept the inevitable. And then get busy and pick up the pieces.

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