|Mother Nature’s cold shoulder revenge (standard:Inspirational stories, 902 words)|
|Author: Godspenman||Added: Feb 07 2010||Views/Reads: 1608/776||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
|As far as I can remember, I have never been out of sorts with good ole Mother Nature. I have had, however, some issues with Father Time. I wish, for example, he would take a vacation. Really, all that marching on must be quite tiresome.|
As far as I can remember, I have never been out of sorts with good ole Mother Nature. I have had, however, some issues with Father Time. I wish, for example, he would take a vacation. Really, all that marching on must be quite tiresome. I go my way and I allow Mother Nature to go her way. It has been a marvelous system dating back as far as I can remember. I respect her, and she ignores me. Nothing could be more harmonious. Recently, there are those who seem determined to try to embarrass Mother Nature. I suppose they have nothing better to do with their time, after all, all the major problems in the world have been solved. The focus of their assault on Mother Nature is in the area they call Global Warming or as they have recently called it, Climate Change. Those of us, who have not strained our brain with extracurricular thinking, know the climate changes all the time from one season to the next. Without fail, spring follows winter, winter follows fall, fall follows summer and summer follows spring. A monotonous cycle dating back to the very beginning of time, whenever that was. The experts are predicting that the temperatures will rise significantly in the foreseeable future. (Which, of course nobody can see.) I think we need to have a different definition of the word "experts." It seems to me that somewhere along the line somebody has changed the meaning of the word. For example, the financial experts on Wall Street were predicting prosperity for the whole country just before that ship hit the rocks sinking everybody on board. The primary financial expert at the time was Bernie Madoff. And we all know how that worked out. Then, the economy experts in Washington DC predicted the economy was booming, with nothing to fear. That turned out to be a boomerang, and boy, did the boom ring. In addition, some theological experts made predictions. One televangelist predicted that in 2005 the United States would be attacked by some nuclear bomb sending repercussions around the world. The same televangelist also predicted, because of certain actions Disney World did in Orlando, God would judge the state of Florida. How do you suppose God was going to judge the state of Florida, according to this preacher? Why a hurricane, of course, and it would destroy the entire state. Since making that prediction, the state of Florida has not had a serious hurricane. Why is it that normally rational people make idiotic statements? After all, we idiots rarely make rational statements. In the midst of all of these predictions of Global Warming, Mother Nature has turned a cold shoulder. Florida has had record low temperatures this winter. Even where I live in Florida, tiny snowflakes kept falling on our heads. I had to requisition my retired long johns, buried deep in the attic, just to keep warm. When the Global Warming conference was held in Washington DC, a while back, there was such a snowstorm some people could not even make the conference. They next went to Copenhagen and the snow followed them like a well-trained puppy. Even this week, a record snowfall has blanketed the entire Northeast of the United States. Washington DC, also, has had an avalanche of snow, not to be confused with the snow job that is usually part of the city social climate. If the predicted Global Warming pattern continues, we all will be buried in 18 feet of freshly fallen snow. Furthermore, I personally, want that televangelist to predict another furious hurricane season for Florida. I could use another calm season. Click here to read the rest of this story (38 more lines)
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