Yay. Thanks to everyone who has sent emails indicating the lifting up of me, my family, and the rest of Louisiana in prayer.
The really dumb part about all this is two fold. I frankly feel like we just did this. Just three years ago we were stir crazy in our house twice when Katrina and Rita hit. Just ridiculous. No technology. That’s the thought that goes through my head. The second is that for all of man’s achievements, none of these achievements are immune to natural disasters. I mean, we still run our electricity above ground on utility poles in most places. Early 20th century technology; still using it.
I can’t wait to go out into my neighborhood with my shovel to clean drains. Yay, post apocalyptic preview.
In other words, this whole storm thing sucks.
Fr. Mike preached a sermon that they why question isn’t such a good one to ask during a natural disaster; we need to ask where and how regarding God in these instances.
I know the Lord is in this, and oh my goodness we seem so much more prepared this time. Louisiana and the Feds got their act together this time. Our church is a shelter for elderly folks from New Orleans from Covenant House; definitely pray for them.
I am in one of the two light pink parishes at the time I am posting this, just to give everyone an idea. The two parishes are Rapides on the left and Avoyelles on the right.