[b]Alabama Governor proclaims 'Days of Prayer for Rain'[/b]MONTGOMERY Most of Alabama received rain during the first days of Gov. Bob Riley's "Days of Prayer for Rain" not enough to end the summer drought, but enough to start turning yards from brown to green.With parts of Alabama suffering an exceptional drought, Riley issued a proclamation last week setting aside Saturday through July 7 as special days for Alabamians to pray for rain. According to the National Weather Service, most of the state received rain Saturday or Sunday, with the amount ranging from about one-quarter inch in parts of West Alabama to nearly 3 inches in some parts of East Alabama. ...read more: http://www.decaturdaily.com/decaturdaily/news/070703/rain.shtml
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"Nevertheless he left not himself without witness, in that he did good, and gave us rain from heaven, and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness." (Acts 14:17)
Heh, it's been raining a lot here in San Antonio. I love it.
Well, brother, here it is July 7 and it is raining here in Mississippi. And I am sure it is raining in Alabama as well: we live only 17 miles from the state line, but do not think the rain came quick enough to salvage a lot of the corn. We saw some corn last weekend in Alabama that was so very short, perhaps two feet high that was tasselling. ginnyrose