I still cannot begin to process or put into words the devastation in Alabama. We went to volunteer yesterday but were turned away because they had too many volunteers for the day. They had over 500+ show up by 8 A.M. and had no more bus space available to get us in the areas. Wow! I was discouraged but also so thankful that my community has stepped up to help our neighbors in need. We instead took supplies and water to a local agency that was loading an 18-wheeler to transport items into the affected areas.
Gov. Bentley has called for a "Day of Prayer" today. Will you take a moment to pray for my home state and for all those affected?
I thought I would share with you a couple of links this morning that have touched my heart...
Gov. Bentley calls for "Day of Prayer"... http://www.wsfa.com/Global/story.asp?S=14544205
Blog written by the wife of James Spann, meteorologist with ABC 33/40, who covered this event non-stop until all warnings were cleared... Amazing! http://www.alabamawx.com/?p=47252
Blog written by David Prince, pastor of Ashland Avenue Baptist Church, who was raised in Alabama... Great perspective of this event! http://www.ashlandbaptistchurch.org/news-events/
The blog Nittany White Out shared this post... I have always respected the Penn State football program, but now I am a fan! http://nittanywhiteout.com/2011/04/27/alabama-needs-our-help/
"I lift up my eyes to the hills -
where does my help come from?
My help comes from the LORD,
the Maker of heaven and earth."