Friday, 6 May 2016

One Photo, 6 Words: Friend: May 6th

Linking in with Miriam's idea for 6 words,one photo. Short Stories






Source: Internet Globe&Mail

Rain would be Fort McMurray's friend





I originally had a totally different photo & caption for today, but the devastation happening in Fort McMurray Alberta where over 88,000 persons have been evacuated from their homes is first & foremost in our news & our prayers.  Most of the 88,000 have lost everything as the  wildfires are moving so quickly, many had less than a 20 minute warning to leave immediately.  These fires have been burning since Sunday. Please keep these folks in your thoughts & prayers. 

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  1. How devastating. Stopped and said a prayer for all those affected.

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    1. Thank you Susanne. The fires are not abating at all & the evacuation zone has been increased.

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  2. I have been eading about this today, my thoughts and prayers are with the people of Fort McMurray. Thank you for this Mary-Lou. x

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    1. Thank you so much Miriam. Angers me to think that this was human caused.

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  3. It's so shocking, so frightening..

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    1. Some of the videos of the people fleeting is incredible & very frightening.

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  4. I've been hearing about this and pricking up my ears as always when Canada is mentioned. Very sad. My heart goes out to those affected.

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    1. SO sad that these fires are still not under control & the weather out there is so hot & dry. They really need the rain (without lightening). I worry about all the wildlife & domestic pets, which I am sure some of been left behind.

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  5. The photographs just get worse and worse! It's a major story here, and they are all in my prayers. I can't imagine.

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    1. Thank you for your prayers. I cannot not even imagine living through something like this.

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  6. terrible times, praying for rain xx

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    1. Thank you so much Jane for your prayers. Rain without lightening & the area is SO dry, they need several days of heavy rain.

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  7. I have seen this on the news over here. How devastating for them and yes we will all pray for rain.

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    1. Thank you Maggie. It feels odd to be praying for rain when most of the time we hope it holds off.

      Oh yes - Squirrels - oh so naughty I am thankful none (so far) nest in my yard, so no babies!

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  8. Oh my, such devastation! Definitely saying prayers for those affected!

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    1. Thanks Melissa for your prayers. Very much needed.

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  9. truly an awful istuation for all those people - such a sudden disaster

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    1. The weather is certainly creating an added problem for all the brave firefighters. They have been water bombing the area to try to save some of the city.

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