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Saturday
Sep142013

And the Rain Came Down

The other night I lay in bed with my little boy and listened to the rain come down. 

It's raining again tonight.

More flash flooding is in the forecast.

I am stunned by the damage that has been done.

We are less than a mile from the Poudre River but are high enough and okay.

Yesterday the sun came out for a bit so my favorite walking buddies and I took a trek up behind the house to see how the irrigation canal was holding up.

It touched my heart to see the faintest of rainbows in the late afternoon sky.

 

Life has dealt a curve ball to many in Colorado this week. Schools have shut down, roads have been destroyed, towns cut off, and lives lost.

We know the sun will shine again, but tonight it's dark and there are many to whisper a prayer for—and much to be thankful for. 

 

Reader Comments (7)

I'm so glad you are safe, Lexie, but what a tragedy this is. You are so right that we must be thankful for all that we have, even when circumstances take a grim turn. Thanks for sharing your photos and positive perspective. Love and hugs! xoxo

September 15, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterHallie

Beautiful pics to show the aftermath of such a crazy time in CO. We've been whispering...

September 15, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterNS

NS, glad you are okay, too!

Hallie ... yes a tragedy indeed. It is still raining this morning.

xoLexie

September 15, 2013 | Registered CommenterLexie

Lexie I am sending all of you in Colorado my love and my light - sunlight energy to warm up your souls! This is a beautiful post. Thanks for sharing. xoxo

September 17, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMaggie

Still sending so many good thoughts and prayers to Colorado! So glad you all are okay, but it's heartbreaking to see and hear about the devastation. Seeing rainbows definitely helps the spirit and the will for folks to go forward. One day I will have to tell you a very special rainbow story.

xo,
Shirley

Been praying for all in Colorado since this tragedy began...just after I drove through the state. The video makes the damage done by the flooding much clearer than the news on TV. Beautiful state with strong, independent residents...they will rebuild, but be forever changed. I am so glad to hear that you are safe...stay that way!

September 21, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterSusan

Wow, this is truly tragic. I hope this past week has brought more sunshine than rain. Glad you and family are safe Lex.

September 23, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAlisa @ Go Dairy Free

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