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Resting In God-Your Storm Cellar
Series: Splashes of Hope and Puddles of Joy
Shanna D. Gregor
You have been a refuge for the poor, a refuge for the needy in his distress, a shelter from the storm and a shade from the heat. Isaiah 25:4 NIV
April showers bring May flowers, and if you live in the Oklahoma plains like my grandparents did, you often found yourself in the cellar during a tornado warning. I remember one particular spring weekend my grandfather taking all of us grandkids to the cellar as a storm blew in at Grandpa and Grandma's house. I remember peering into the living room to see Grandma looking out the front windows of the living room as she prayed about the storm. Grandpa was calling to me and my cousin, ''C'mon. Get down here.''
I remember the smell of the earth as we sit in the middle of the cellar. A few of Grandma's canned fruits and vegetables leftover from winter lined the walls. Grandpa had his little ra ...
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