Linking up with Dayle at Simple Pleasures
We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude. Cynthia Ozick
The week has been wild...with wierd weather that's gone from one extreme to another. Watching the news...seeing how others in different countries and parts of the country have been so terribly affected....I'm grateful for....
-being safe in the middle of crazy weather. There's been a couple of wild storms this week. In one....we were out driving. The torrential rains got so bad we could barely see. Street lights went out, huge trees fell....and the lightening was the worst we'd ever seen. Another storm woke us up in the middle of the night. It set off our fire alarm and the winds got so bad.....it felt like the roof would blow off.
-A/C. Temps hit in the high 90's. I thought about people living in poorer countries....people who have no a/c and and who live with extreme temps so much of the time.
-flashlights, cell-phones...ipad...crank radios....all those things that gave us a sense of comfort and helped us feel connected to others in the storm.
-The two tornados that touched down only damaged property. No one was hurt.
-Faith.....knowing He's in charge of all the winds and storms. At one point my dgt. started to softly say....'when I am afraid...I'll trust in You.' Hearing her voice...and those words reminded me in the middle of everything....no matter how bad things get...His peace still rules.