Sunset on Destruction

I went through the city of Moore for the first time tonight; the TV images can’t even begin to convey how horrible the reality is. It is so very sad. I also went through Country Club Estates in Newcastle (my hometown). My heart is so heavy for all the families that have been affected by these storms. In Moore, I went by one of my favorite horse ranches/stables. It was gone! I don’t mean flattened with debris lying around; I mean completely gone! All the barns, stables, fences and unfortunately all the beautiful animals that were boarded and raised there. I don’t know how many animals perished, but as a horse lover, my heart is breaking. My own horse saved my life in more than one way as I was growing up. I can’t imagine the fear they must have felt.

Please keep praying for the families, the clean up crews, the volunteers and the insurance companies!

This image is the only one I’ve taken of any tornado damage (I know, very unphotojournalistic of me). The juxtaposition between the beautiful sunset behind the utter and total destruction struck a chord with me.

sunset-on-destruction

The juxtaposition of the beautiful Oklahoma sunset and the complete and utter destruction struck a chord with me. (taken with my iPhone with Camera+, edited in Photoshop)

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12 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. apronheadlilly
    Jun 03, 2013 @ 15:54:14

    Hard to imagine how a person starts to rebuild after such horror. Lord, help.

    Reply

  2. lifeofaministermom
    Jun 04, 2013 @ 17:58:12

    Definitely continuing to pray. That picture really says so much!!

    Reply

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