After the storm
Yesterday, 60 mph winds ripped through our area; lightening and torrential rain pummeled homes, knocked out power, and left trees and electrical lines in its wake.It is calm today, slightly brighter, although the sun seems a bit embarrassed to shine after yesterday's antics.Upon clearing the debris from our yard, I witnessed a gift, a measure of understanding from God, something I hadn't comprehended until now.For weeks, the straw-like grass pierced bare feet like stepping on shards of glass; the ground, parched, and waterholes creviced and shrunken. The birds long gone after futile attempts to extract nourishment from our yard.....meandering thoughts were frightened for them. We left water, but it evaporated quickly as the searing air seemed to need it more.It was after the cleanup, that I heard it. . . .