Monday, August 31, 2009

Twenty Seconds of Hell

H/T Digital Hairshirt: a time-lapse video of SoCal burning.

Blessed Margaret of Castello, when the home of your patroness was nearly engulfed in flames, you miraculously put the fire out by throwing your cloak over it. Throw over Southern California the cloak of your intercession, and obtain for its suffering people a quick end to the raging wildfires, and protection for the brave men and women who fight them. Amen.


  1. Amen indeed. The town of Auburn (just to our west) has been devastated by a quick-moving fire.

  2. From our perspective back East...

    Then the LORD rained on Sodom and Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the LORD out of heaven; 25 and he overthrew those cities, and all the valley, and all the inhabitants of the cities, and what grew on the ground. 26* But Lot's wife behind him looked back, and she became a pillar of salt. 27 And Abraham went early in the morning to the place where he had stood before the LORD; 28* and he looked down toward Sodom and Gomorrah and toward all the land of the valley, and beheld, and lo, the smoke of the land went up like the smoke of a furnace. 29 So it was...when God destroyed the cities of the valley...