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Thunder and other forces

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webmaster | 08/24/13

When the power went out during Monday’s electrical storm, you know the first thought that came to mind? Is this how the apocalypse begins? Then I grabbed the camera and went outside to marvel at Mother Nature’s fireworks display.

I spoke with some of my neighbors who were in their yards enjoying the show as much as I. We were on the lookout for zombies because the Bible said at the end of days the dead will rise from the grave.

Electrical storms make me feel so insignificant. The thunder and lightning have the potential for such an uncontrollable destructive force that I am left in awe.

Those who believe in deity — be it God, Jehovah, Bahá’í or any other nomenclature — surely must also believe their designated deity controls the components of the weather? ...


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