Monday, December 6, 2010

Showers of blessing

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RAIN! It's raining in Israel, at last, after eight hot dry months!
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Just in time to cool the simmering ground near Haifa at the end of our four-day Mt. Carmel fire.
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Temperatures in Jerusalem have suddenly fallen from the recent 70s and 80s F down to the 50s and 60s (= 11-16 C).
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Now, with the forest fire behind us and the winter rain ahead of us, hopefully we will be able to enter the mood of Chanuka and celebrate a bit.

Thank you, dear readers, for your expressions of support during the difficult days of fire.
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11 comments:

Robin said...

Amen and amen.

VP said...

Let's call this a miracle, a bit overdue, but always a miracle.

Leif Hagen said...

Hallelujah the rain has come! At last! I thought of you yesterday as we sang the "Hymn of the Day" - "Blessed Be the God of Israel" and at other points during our worship service; I wondered how Dina in J. Hills is doing...

Catherine said...

Hope it will help a lot.
You're picture in the previous post from Google earth is terrifying, Dina !

Patsy said...

Thank God!

Rob and Mandy said...

Song of the day, from Ladysmith Black Mambazo: Rain, beautiful rain.
Here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PisBYGGtmgI&feature=fvw

Sara said...

Barukh atah, Adonai Elohenu, Melek ha-olam, who softens the earth with showers and blesses its growth.

Jørgen Carlsen said...

Hello again, Dina. I have followed the fire at danish TV and read about the Evergreen Supertanker in a newspaper. They did not tell how this plane was found. It was good that someone remembered something - and took action. Not all can be known, and I think it is a very difficult question you put up yesterday. It would have been good if Israel had known about the plane, but it was not so. One person knew - which was better than none. I find the photo from "out there" is fantastic. And it is good to hear about the rain.

cieldequimper said...

Good. I could send you some ice. It's forecasted for tomorrow.

JM said...

Pity it didn't rain when needed... But I was very happy when I heard on the news the tragedy has come to an end.

Kay said...

What a relief! They say we're going to have a big storm tonight here as well. So far, nothing though.