Saturday, October 21, 2017 2:04 pm Last modified: 8:06 am

Commentary

Shaun Pennington

Storms’ Aftermath Must Become Our Opportunity

We have been humbled by the fury of Nature, but we are not broken. As the trees and plants have already sprung into regrowth, wasting little time lamenting their losses; so must we.
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Virtue of the Week: Gentleness

Gentleness is acting and speaking in a way which is considerate and kind to others. Gentleness is moving wisely, touching softly, holding carefully, speaking quietly and thinking kindly.
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A Letter to Virgin Islanders From viNGN

Mark McGibbon, Ph.D., viNGN president and CEO, write a letter to the people of the Virgin Islands, in which he gives heartfelt wishes for a solid recovery and shares information about WiFi Hot Spots and how people can reach their ISPs.
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St. Croix Ignored and Forgotten After Hurricane Hits

Leslie Martin says that the mainland has ignored the effects of Hurricane Maria on St. Croix.
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Virtue of the Week: Compassion

An affirmation: I have compassion. I notice when someone is hurt or needs my help. I take the time to show that I care.
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Virgin Islanders Step Up to the Plate During This Crisis

Stephanie Emelia Barnes appreciates and praises the governor and so many others for the work they are doing for the recovery after the wrath of Hurricane Irma.
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Moving Forward Despite Irma

Justin Moorhead says: “’Never let a crisis go to waste’… It reminds me that there is opportunity in the most challenging of situations. The emphasis is not on any crisis. It is the opportunity that each crisis represents for change.”
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Plaskett Gives Update on Hurricane Aid

Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett gives an update of what is happening on the federal level to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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On Behalf of Those at the Bottom of the Economic Ladder

Sharon A. Simmons, Ph.D., an assistant professor of global entrepreneurship, makes a plea to Gov. Kenneth Mapp and the V.I. Government.
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Virtue of the Week: Kindness

Kindness is showing you care, doing some good to make life better for others. Be thoughtful about people's needs. Show love and compassion to someone who is sad or needs your help.
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