So they say that a winter storm may or may not be heading this way in a few days (disclaimer-this was written weeks before publication so don’t fret; I do not want to cause a run on bread and milk). I for one do not hate winter, but I most assuredly hate winter weather. I am not a fan of snow, ice, cold wind, snow forts, snowmen (sorry Frosty) and so on. If it were up to me, fall would be just fine 10 months out of year, with a month for spring and one for summer thrown in just for fun.

So they say that a winter storm may or may not be heading this way in a few days (disclaimer-this was written weeks before publication so don’t fret; I do not want to cause a run on bread and milk).  I for one do not hate winter, but I most assuredly hate winter weather.  I am not a fan of snow, ice, cold wind, snow forts, snowmen (sorry Frosty) and so on.  If it were up to me, fall would be just fine 10 months out of year, with a month for spring and one for summer thrown in just for fun.  
At the end of Mark 4, Jesus finishes teaching along the seashore and tells the disciples that it is time to cross over the Sea of Galilee to the other side.  Galilee, in case you didn’t know, sits well below sea level kind of in a basin beneath a landscape of mountains and high peaks.  This causes winds to drive down over the lake and for storms to appear suddenly that can be ferocious and violent.  Sure enough, as Jesus and the disciples cross the lake they run into one of these storms.

Read the complete story in the Jan. 27 print edition of the Neosho Daily News.