Some Days It Rains

If you don't live in South Florida then you may not understand the rainy season.

Starting June 1st, it rains.  It is usually in the afternoon and you can set your watch to it.  Somedays it will rain for 5 minutes.  Today it has been raining since this afternoon.  One thing for sure it will rain.

Except, one summer.  It didn't rain.  The drought was awful.  The grass died.  The retention ponds dried up.  Lake Okeechobee was so low that the docks were useless and dry.   It was bad.

So I put on the church sign.  Pray for Rain.  That's all I said.  In a few days, the religious editor at the Stuart News called to interview me.  We got a nice write up in the religious section a couple of weeks later.  The weekend it ran, the rain came.  It rained and rained and rained.  It rained every day for weeks.  Scientists said it would take years to recover.  It only took a few weeks.

The day that the article ran the editor ran a special note alongside.  "If I had known that running this article would make it rain, I would have done this weeks ago."  I laughed.

We pray in the droughts of life.  We pray in the floods of life.  We pray.

He will call upon me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honor him. (Psalm 91:15, NIV)

Whatever your place in life today - pray. 

PRAR Dear Jesus, I'm praying to You today!  AMEN

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