Tag Archives: flooding

Storm of Opportunities

For some of us, the weather has brought inconvenience, for others, calamity. Let’s not only be careful; let’s also be full of caring for one another. Continue reading

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Above the Stench, Beyond the Sting

Even in the stench that comes after a flood, acts of love and compassion bring a divine soothing. Continue reading

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Of Floods and Droughts

This reminds me, too,
somehow,
that it is far easier
to give alms
than to endure poverty.
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The Long Summer

but eventually

even good people

can grow weary of their own petitions.

It is good

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Storm Surge

The storm that came through the area just over a week ago laid down some destruction over at Maryville, Missouri. Straight-line winds and hail blew down trees and blew out windows, ripped up some roofs and left streets and lawns strewn with limbs and leaves. Continue reading

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A Shovelful of Prayer

In the morning after the rain,

fog settled in the hills and trees

across the fields and along the creek.
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Spring Floods

The river runs heavy,

dark and angry along the levee, Continue reading

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