I find it odd sometimes when I hear on the news or on T.V. giving glory to God, because to me it always sounds like it is coming at the expense of some else’s suffering. Because really it sounds like they are saying…”Thank God, I wasn’t that other guy who died.”
By now, everyone knows about the devastating tornado that tore through Moore, Oklahoma on Monday, May 20th. This morning, on NBC’s Today Show, I heard a touching story about a woman who was in labor when the tornado hit Moore Medical Center.
After the chaos, [Shayla] Taylor said she heard not the freight train sound described by so many witnesses, but the absolute silence of the storm’s center. Then she opened her eyes.
“All of a sudden I could see daylight and the wall was gone,” she said. “I look out and I see I-35 and part of the Warren theater.”
She had been almost ready to deliver, but the nursing staff was able to give her a shot to delay the child’s birth. She was later transferred to another facility where she delivered a healthy boy, named Braeden Immanuel. Immanuel, as you may know, means “God with us.”…
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