To know people who have been directly effected. Friends who have lost their home, people who have lost their business. A local camp, called Children's Harbor, here on Lake Martin took a direct hit last night. I'm not sure the extent of the damage but that's close to home.
In the state of Alabama alone, 128 fatalities have been reported and here's to hoping that number does not increase.
It was a scary night. Mother Nature does not discriminate. To witness first hand how quickly the destruction can occur is mind-boggling.
|One of the many tornadoes that came through the state.|
She finally got in touch with her parents. They were fine. Some of their neighbors were not.
The 'not knowing' and being unable to reach family and friends after the storm has passed is scary. We (my family and I) were some of the lucky ones. I am thankful for that, but not everyone was.
Please lift up the South today as you say your daily prayers. Pray for the people who have lost their home. Pray for the families who have lost a loved one.