O Allah, bless Muhammad and his Household,
Make me one of those who supplicate You with sincerity in ease,
With the supplication of those who supplicate You with sincerity in distress!
Verily You are Praiseworthy, Glorious. (Imam Zain-Al-Abideen (as))
Rita, according to reports, is the third most intense hurricane on record - and is moving towards Texas. About 1.5 million have been evacuated from Galveston/Houston area.
Some relevant links - check 'em out.
Sleepwalking - an excellent article on climate change
KPFT - Radio For Peace Houston, Texas - listen online live coverage
A Heavy Truth Blog
Casa Juan Diego - Houston Catholic Worker
Common Ground Solidarity in New Orleans
Muslim American Society