Living in Oklahoma we are used to storms. Pictured is our tower on the ground for our Oklahoma City 88.5 The House FM station. Living life at my house I am used to storms, but that doesn't make it easier to take really. Every time I hear of tragedies, it impacts me. The day after multiple F-4 tornado's wreaked havoc in our state, I have these thoughts.
A loss is still a loss. Be it property, technology towers, etc. Whatever it is...yes, important to us, it is just stuff. Let's get a perspective here. Stuff can be replaced.
Loss of life is significant. I can't get over that. And I don't have any answers to why a 15-month died and I didn't. Only God knows.
In the aftermath, I turn turn to God. That is where I find peace, strength, comfort, and I trust Him to hold my heart when it hurts for the 15-month old, for the nameless that lost their lives. I don't understand the "why" questions but then I am not God. I am thankful that I am not.
In the life's destruction, we have to work hard to make repairs. God is still in the restoration business. This storm and it's aftermath will make us stronger because I know I will see God work. I am looking for Him. I pray that He may be glorified in the mending process.
More words coming soon. Ps. 34:18 ~ "The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit." Our God is might to save.