Good Morning, Dear Friends and Prayer Partners! This is the day that the Lord has made and we will rejoice and be glad in it! It is not supposed to rain until this afternoon, but who knows? It can rain any time seems like, which makes for a lot of humidity when it stops.
Saturday, I headed out for a hair appointment, and it was raining. The further I got, the harder the rain came down, until I almost could not see where I was going. Traffic had slowed and there was not much of it. I almost drove out of the rain which was moving with me, and kept praying that the Lord would hold the rain off until I got in the salon. Well, the prayer was partially answered, because the drops were coming fast, but I got the walker out and moved as fast as I could into the overhang shelter, then locked the van with my remote. By then, it was pouring! It was still coming down when I was finished, but my stylist walked me out to the car with a golf umbrella, which she has done before.
So, on my way back, some streets were flooded and a couple cars were stranded in front of a MacDonald's . I don't know how many times warnings are given about driving in flooded areas..."Turn around, Don't drown." but people still hit it too fast and then their cars drown out.
Since the rain had stopped, I drove on to the Park just to check up to see what damage had been done to the trees. Well, the water was flowing rapidly over the weir and the canal was full with several large trees hanging over into the water. I drove down there yesterday and marveled when a hawk flew right in front of the windshield! God is good!
From the Promise Bible NLT:
The Lord has said to me in the strongest terms:
Do not think like everyone else does. Do not be
afraid that some plan conceived behind closed
doors will be the end of you. Do not fear anything
except the Lord Almighty. He alone is the Holy One.
If you fear him, you need fear nothing else. He will
keep you safe. But to Israel and Judah he will be a
stone that causes people to stumble and a rock that
makes them fall. And for the people of Jerusalem he
will be a trap that entangles them. Many of them will
stumble and fall, never to rise again. Many will be captured.
I always give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers with thanksgiving, joy and love!
Love and hugs,