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Don’t Shake After the Quake

We are coming upon the 25th Anniversary of the San Francisco earthquake on October 17.   I remember it well because our daughter was born the next morning and we watched all of the tragedy unfold while I was in labor!!

I was watching interviews with survivors of that quake last night and hearing about those who were under rubble with only a 2 foot by 2 foot section of air around them to survive.  Other survivors told of hanging from debris or their fear while being trapped in their car.  It was horrible.

Sometimes I feel like our lives are like the earth and the quakes come and tear it apart leaving us in turmoil surrounded by debris.  Like those in San Francisco that day, we are just going along at our normal pace and then WHAM a huge “earthquake” upsets every aspect of our lives – physically, mentally, emotionally and even spiritually.
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