Nature trumps all human plans. How quickly and unexpectedly it can ground us
Grounded–that’s the word used when airlines have to cancel flights for weather. And that’s what has also happened in the area where I live, North Texas, for much of this past week. And it is my situation on Sunday morning.
Although much of the ice/snow mix melted late yesterday, there are still patches of ice everywhere. Many churches around here cancelled services for the sake of the safety of their parishioners. The last thing I need at this point in life is a broken bone from a fall on an invisible piece of black ice, so I have also chosen to stay home.
In 2010, an Iceland volcano erupted and spewed ash all over northern Europe, grounding all flights in that part of the world. My oldest son lives in London but was…
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