Humanity’s Heroic Cave Rescue

Through the marvels of modern technology the whole world is watching the cave rescue in Thailand.

I am as caught up in the story as many others, and I got to pondering why the story is so captivating for millions.

Of course there are the obvious reasons. Every parent is on tenterhooks as we would be if our own ten year old boy was missing for weeks and stranded in a cave. We’re captivated by the heroes who are going down into the cave to rescue the boys–one of whom already sacrificed himself and lost his life in the effort. We’re caught up in the tension, adventure and risk of the story and the emotion of a team of ordinary kids caught up in a terrible drama.

Read the rest of Fr. Longemeckers article here...http://www.patheos.com/blogs/standingonmyhead/2018/07/humanitys-heroic-cave-rescue.html?utm_medium=email&utm_source=BRSS&utm_campaign=Catholic&utm_content=160

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