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Ann and the Flood – Part 4 (of a 4 part series)

Posted by Sooz on Monday, March 7, 2011 | 2 Comments

We conclude our 4 Part series, “Ann and the Flood” with some reflection, and some advice from Ann. Many people live their whole lives without knowing what it means to survive a natural disaster. Even more can say they have never had to face what it is to lose everything. Ann has lived through both [...]

Ann and the Flood – Part 3 (of a 4 part series)

Posted by Sooz on Monday, February 28, 2011 | 1 Comment

(This week’s pictures are actual pictures of Ann’s home, the rising creek, and the aftermath, provided by her family.) Ann lost everything in the flood of 2010 that struck Nashville, Tennessee like a freight train out of control. She watched as her “life” was pulled piece by piece out into her yard to be picked through and [...]

Ann and the Flood – Part 2 (of a 4 part series)

Posted by Sooz on Sunday, February 20, 2011 | 3 Comments

(As you follow Ann’s story, pay close attention to the stages she went through as she faced this tragedy. It might help you share goodness to someone else in the future.) Upon returning to her ransacked house, Ann said that shock was the first emotion she experienced. Ann lost virtually everything in the flood that [...]

Ann and the Flood – Part 1

Posted by Sooz on Thursday, January 13, 2011 | No Comments

photo: southerntabitha/flickr During the first few days of May, 2010 Nashville, Tennessee experienced flooding like nothing it had seen in centuries. It was epic – biblical – Homeric. Water poured from the sky with an urgency and fierceness that bewildered residents. Everyone was completely caught off guard. Flash flooding filled every crack and crevasse of [...]