rain fell on the earth forty days and forty nights."
- Genesis 7:12
after year, the rain falls from the heavens, and when it does, many
curse it's inconvenience, while when
it does not, many curse it absence. Rain for me is like our life.
When it comes we can either see the life giving properties and the way it
cools the earth, offers renewal or we can look at what a mess it has made,
focus on the inconvenience that it has brought. After a good rain, and
even in the midst of a light one, you can hear the birds calling out, the
fresh smell of wet earth and even sense the renewal all around. The
water table is filled, the dry flora which has been crying out for water is
is quenched, and the sky, it is truly art for all to see. Puddles
abound for the children, the lakes and ponds have a fresh addition.
Rain, my friends is more than just getting wet, it is about experiencing
Hear the Good News, God
set in the heavens a promise that rain would never be a curse, but
Baptism. Jesus & John. Moses. When was
the last time you really enjoyed the rain, either from an awning or standing
right smack dab in the middle of the downpour itself? When it
rains, either fell and experience the grace in it, or just get wet.
come again to me. Grace. Father, shower me with Your grace, Your love
and Your presence. Please, I
ask, let me witness and then bear witness to Your presence, making a
difference to all I see. Help me to share and connect with my
brothers and sisters, honoring you with my very life. Help me to grow
and better understand all You would have for me. Let me live up to all
of my potential. Thank you Father, for all You have
done and all You will continue to do in my life. Amen.