More Rain and More Tidbits in Nashville


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Well, we had another storm today and the 10 o'clock news reported up to 4 more inches fell in some areas. The sky was lit with sharp, jagged lightening and, again according to the news, 3" hail. More rain is expected every afternoon through Monday. Time to build an ark? We had two doves build a nest in one of our window boxes. Hummm... On the subject of arks, a bible was found during the flood clean-up at nearby Donelson Christian Academy. All of the pages were white and crumpled from the water, but only two pages in the entire bible were discolored: Genesis 7 and 8 where Noah was told to build an ark. This is the story where it rained for 40 days and 40 nights…In Nashville it…
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A Flood of Thoughts in Nashville


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Living in Nashville, it’s hard to concentrate on anything but the devastating floods of May 1st and 2nd. As I watched local news stations’ live reports on the torrential rain, I had no idea what our community was about to experience.  With up to 18” of rain over a two-day period roads turned to rivers, countless homes and businesses were annihilated, and irreplaceable heirlooms were ruined. Our local newspaper, The Tennessean, has had daily front-page “Flood of 2010” coverage. Local television stations devoted an hour at noon, six and ten to it. At first the stories and photos were all tragic: a young couple hanging onto their car, struggling to not be swept away by the rushing water; frightened children carried on the shoulders of their equally frightened parents; elderly…
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