August 11, 2013Douglas A. GrandtPO Box 6603Lincoln, NE 68506 Mr. Rex W. TillersonExxonMobil Corporation5959 Las Colinas Blvd.Irving, TX 75039 Re: A Place Called HopeDear Mr. Tillerson,Today in Lincoln, Nebraska, First-Plymouth Church’s minister of sustainability, Rev. Kim Morrow,gave a compelling, pragmatic and heart-felt sermon. To me, it addressed the highs and lowsI experience frequently during my efforts to address the urgency of climate change and oceanacidification and attempt to avert the impending global disaster.Pastor Kim’s message of hope was clear and understandable and I would like to share it withyou -- I believe you will
it, that your heart and mind are open to try innovative paradigms.The text of Kim’s sermon is attached.
Listen to her here:
At one point, Kim touched my
. . . and my
:To tell you the truth, I’m finding myself moved to tears more frequently these days.I’ll be reading some dry report, and all of a sudden some detail will jump out at me,and I will be so touched by both the beauty of our human striving, and the utter vulnerability of human civilization in the face of climate change, that I weep.
I hope you will listen and enjoy Kim’s sermon, and that soon you and I will meet to discuss howto
Reinvent -- Replace Refineries with Renewables.