Enjoy Whatever Comforts Life Allows

Staring up at storm clouds today. They say these bring only rain.

I am so very thankful that my household, close friends, and family were all spared. I am touched by the sheer volume of text messages, emails, Facebook messages, phone calls I received from all over the world from people genuinely concerned about us. We are well and truly blessed.

Lord, help me to focus on my blessings, for everything can change in a moment. And even in after that moment, to rest in your comfort when all else seems lost.

I don’t know who this guy is, but I saw his picture come over the news this morning.

rockingchair

 

When all else is gone, there’s still a rocking chair after the storm. Who knows how many children and grandchildren have been comforted by the gentle swaying of this chair. May this man have the same comfort and peace in the midst of such chaos and devastation.

ETA: The gentleman in question in Gene Tripp the picture is on CNN

7 thoughts on “Enjoy Whatever Comforts Life Allows”

  1. Amen!!

    I am sorry I was late to the party. I am so busy with kids and life I almost never ever turn on a radio or tv. FB pretty much is my news source, so I didn’t get any updates until I got home from the gym.

    Beyond glad everyone is safe!!

  2. You know it’s occurred to me over the last few days how fortunate we are to have the TV weathercasters that we have. From time to time I’ve weather coverage from bigger markets and I notice that they are usually a couple of years behind technology wise. I think we tend to take it for granted sometimes but with OU and the Severe Storms Lab in Norman and the OKC stations drive to stay on the cutting edge we really are very lucky’

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