What comes around, goes around, it is often said. Always reminded me of a mixing bowl of life where God stirs us together and then serves us up to do His bidding … sometimes, in the strangest ways.

The fall of 2017 was a period of extremely wet weather in Marshall County, Alabama. Seemed like there was always a torrent of rain that assailed the area, flooding some areas, washing away roots of tress, rocks on the hills and parts of cracked pavement on the roads.

And it seemed to come at some of the oddest moments catching many people unprepared and creating havoc on the city and county support crews responsible to control and/or repair the multiple damages that were occurring.

One day I remember well.

Upon recommendations from my friends Tommie and Alma Harris, I scheduled a meeting with the director of Marshall County Council on Aging. Leaving Arab for my short trip to Guntersville, I realized through the impending darkness in the sky that rain was on its way.

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