I rubbed my eyes and did a double-take. Earlier this morning, the wind was howling menacingly. Here on the edge of the Great Plains, residing on the northern tip of "Tornado Alley" I am very much aware of how quickly a summer storm can suddenly turn deadly. If others wish to view and chase after tornadoes, they may do so. I on the other hand, do not have to think twice about diving into the basement and I am content to remain there until the all-clear is given. I take storm watches and warnings very seriously.
There were no sirens this morning but the sky looked black and threatening. Whew! At least it wasn't green! When the air is still and the sky looks green...
The lightening flashed, the thunder rumbled and the wind blew as the rain came down. It looked like it was going to be a rather gloomy day. However, this afternoon, what's this? While the wind is still blowing, there isn't a cloud in the sky. In fact, after a week of muggy 90-100 degree weather, it looks like it is a lovely 73 degrees out! Hm... yes, the wind is still pretty brisk but still I must get outside!
I am once again reminded that just as the natural storms of this world do not last, neither do the other types of storms which come way. If I will just keep my eyes on Jesus, I will find that the storms of this life will pass as well and He will always bring me into "safe harbor".
I think we had the same storm - even a small tornado or two elsewhere. Lots of flooding in some places but God allowed us a wonderful day in among the raindrops!
Good grief! It just reminded me of a poem I learned about 50 years ago.
"The lightning flashed, the thunder roared, the powers of heaven were shaken.
The little pig curled up his tail and ran to save is bacon!"
[quote]I am once again reminded that just as the natural storms of this world do not last, neither do the other types of storms which come way. If I will just keep my eyes on Jesus, I will find that the storms of this life will pass as well and He will always bring me into "safe harbor". [/quote]
after 2 days of 100 plus temps, i went on my patio with the dog and it was raining. never heard a drop come down.God knows we needed some cooling off. thank you for your blog be blessed