Benjamin Franklin said: “Diligence is the mother of good luck”. As our children and grandchildren head out the door and off to college or to live alone in a new city, we all pray everything will be well with them and they will be safe. Our diligence can help assure that they will be prepared in the event of a natural disaster.
Several years I researched the preparations all of the BYU campuses were making in case of a disaster. The following week there was an earthquake in Hawaii. I quickly sent an article to Meridian Magazine explaining the preparations which had been made, and what was happening on campus. I was amazed how many people contacted me to say thanks, because they had not been able to contact their student. Your diligence now will help relieve your fears if your student faces an emergency situation. (Read more)