I suppose that if we had lost power at our house I would have already asked God to turn on our electricity. But sad to say, since the storm hasn’t effect me personally, it has just begun to appear on my ‘god radar screen’. In fact, I must disclose that it has taken me a mighty long time to lift this disaster to God. Shame on me.
So now what? I like to think that if I were sitting in the cold without internet access or a hot cup of coffee, I would be praying for wisdom to cope, and quick solutions for those in dire need. However, I have the feeling that after three miserable days and nights, I more likely would be turning to those psalms of lament and probably making up a few of my own. I might have been asking, “Why me, God?” But right now it occurs to me to ask, “Why not me, God?”