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9/24/2017 12:01:00 AM
Storms # 2
Written March 19, 2014

Judge Rembert
Guest Columnist



Not all storms come with rain...
Snow, wind or ice...
Not all storms are tracked on TV...
Not all storms are prepared for...

Some storms are personal...
They build in secret...
They attach a human by surprise...
These storms are “life storms”



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Each human will experience them...
They build in each of our lives...
They jump out and drain smiles...
They drain friendships...
They drain energy...
They drain health and wealth...

No one is immune...
There are no shots or pills...
No vaccinations...
No magic potions...

These storms appear in each life...
They are coming unannounced...
They are out there somewhere...
How each of us handle them...
Now that is what makes us us...

Makes us who we are...
Keeps us alive or takes us down...
Holding on to faith makes a difference...
You do not have to be alone...
Unless you choose to be alone...

Some storms leave trash...
Some storms remove trash...
Trash that is in your life...
But all storms can teach us...
Teach us to trust in the Lord...
We are always loved by the Lord...

---More About Judge Rembert: WWII made Judge an only child when her half-brother was killed in the war. She lived in a tiny town in South Carolina until she was eight and her Mother went to work. She was sent to a boarding school in Belmont, N.C. From that time on she has lived back and forth in the two Carolinas. They are both home. She was born dyslexic and did not know what the problem was or that it had a name until she was about 45. She was unable to spell so she never put words on paper until she was 65 and had a computer with spell check. She comes from a long line of story tellers and a Mother that taught her much by telling stories. Stories about people and how they faced life and how they dealt with problems. If you read what she writes you may hear her Mother and her Grandmother talking to her. She is thrilled to know that anyone reads her words and finds them interesting. Oh, she is 75 now and makes her home in Maiden, N.C. If you like Judge’s writings or would like to comment on them let her know by emailing judgerembert@bellsouth.net.



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