Flooding And Devastation In Nashville

by | May 3, 2010 | 5 comments

Water catching contraption in my basement. Clearly ahead-of-its-time.

Walking distance from my house. Tire swing in the back yard.

As many of you know, Nashville (and other areas) experienced widespread flooding over the weekend. Currently the sun is out, the wind is calm and the birds have returned to their morning songs. However, the wake of devastation is enormous. I am thankful to be in an area where the worst we had was running up and down our rickety basement stairs to empty buckets and trash cans of water, along with several trees down. You can see my ahead-of-its-time water catcher above, something my friend put together when suddenly water started pouring in through a loose brick. This was absolutely nothing compared to all the lost homes, and even lives, that have been lost over the past two days.

I was reading in Nehemiah this morning where Nehemiah declared that the people would “arise and build”. It is my prayer that the people of the church will be the first in line over the next several weeks to help so many families who are in need. We will need a long commitment to restoration here. Thank you for your prayers for this wonderful and amazing town I call home.

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5 Comments

  1. Ardath Cynthia

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  2. Jeannie

    Kelly — Thanks for your update. I was just thinking about calling RBC and then I thot to check your web site. Thanks be to God that you are doing alright. You can be sure we are praying for those devastated by the storm. I trust that our Lord has His people ready to come along side and help in any way they can. Please let us know if you need anything. Luv in Him, Jeannie

  3. Jayde Wisner

    Kelly:

    sounds like you guys got alot of rain up there in Nashville Tennessee… we got alot of rain up here in Chillicothe, Mo too but we are still gettingmore today and our rivers ar e all flooded too!!!

  4. Racquel Purgason

    Saved as a favorite, I love your site!

  5. Jpqh

    Thanks a lot!!

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