SHAWNEE, Okla. — The buzz of chain saws is a welcome symphony in
Pottawatomie County Monday, the day after a deadly tornado ripped
through Shawnee. Lance Carter weathered the storm in his neighbors basement. When he emerged, his home and five acre property of 17 years were almost unrecognizable.
Ross stumbled across that same family Bible; it was still open to the
very same page, Isiah chapter 32 which reads, ”A man will be as a hiding
place from the wind, and a cover from the tempest.”
Alexander and Spurlin rode out the storm a mile away. Their Bible, it turns out, didn’t go quite that far. The Bible only made it about 100 feet from home. The Word, is now back with its weary owners, thanks to the kindness of two strangers.
I suppose if someone finds a copy of Green Eggs and Ham they would just throw it into the trash, which is a shame. It has a much better message.