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Thanksgiving #23: Rain

Posted on November 23, 2011 at 5:25 AM

As I lay in bed listening to the thunder and see flashes of lightening, I am reminded of a Kansas thunderstorm in the Spring. Although such a storm is unusual, I recognize how thankful I am for the rain. (Typically rain falls heavy and quickly with the sun returning afterwards to dry any traces of the rain.) I have always enjoyed the rain and the confined, cool environment it provides when I am nestled in my house. The benefits of rain in Uganda are abundant, too, as they help provide much needed nutrients to the vegetation. For me last night, nothing provided a better night’s sleep than the sounds of rain outside my window. Ahhh...

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