God’s own Mercy

“Sweet rain—like God’s own mercy.” A line from a movie, I return to it as a beautiful and comforting statement every year, on those days when the skies open up.

Rain is one of those things we can choose to view from a positive or negative perspective. On the negative side, rain cancels picnics and outside fun, creates soggy fields, gives quarter to mosquitoes and, when real storms form, can cause trees or power lines to fall.

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A Friend Overlooks Your

A friend is one who overlooks your broken fence and admires the flowers in your garden.” – Unknown
Overlook is also a place from which one may look down on a scene below where plenty of overlooks and trails are. — Thelma H. Bell