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Florence Kelly
Brisbane
QLD
Australia

My Gratitude Bucket Was Overflowing

Submitted into: Miracles of Hope Category,

On: 2013-02-03 04:08:17

I live in Brisbane, Australia and we have just experienced a massive tropical low with major flooding rains for several days. Our entire state of Queensland has been affected as towns and cities along Australia's eastern seaboard cope with flooding in the wake of ex-tropical cyclone Oswald. Rainfall figures from the Bureau of Meteorology underscore the scale of the deluge. Among major population centres, Gladstone, a few hours drive north of us appears to have copped the heaviest falls. The coastal city registered 819.8 millimetres (33 inches) of rain in the four days to Sunday, not far shy of its annual average rainfall of 883 millimetres.

The cyclone started in the Gulf country in the far north of Australia. This depression has been dumping huge amounts of rain very quickly with some towns in its path registering record breaking falls. This once in a 100 year event has seen towns recording rainfall and river heights that have never been seen in recorded history in Australia. The storm is travelling slowly south and it is about to reach Sydney some 4,000 km from where it started in the next state south of us.

I had an amazing lesson in Gratitude today. After waking to find that all roads out of our estate were blocked I was blessed to be able to work from home. As I was working writing a post on Real Teens Facebook page about Gratitude, I had a neighbour bring us food from the local IGA Supermarket. She also let me know that my son and his friends were helping handout the food.

You see, Angels from the 'other side' of Tiviot Road arranged for supplies to be not only donated but also trucked to one side of the flooded road, boated across, loaded onto small trucks, driven to the local IGA and distributed to all our residents. This was organised in a matter of hours.

Interesting, in my post for Real Teens Foundation I was asking people to share what they were grateful for today and I was provided with a first-hand miracle experience.

Today, I'm grateful for the people in my community, their community spirit and willingness to lend a hand. I am truly blessed with a wonderful community.

Needless to say that my Gratitude Bucket was overflowing as I left the local IGA with tear filled eyes. Flooded with gratitude, I call this my miracle of the 2013 Gratitude Floods.

On returning to my home office, I sat and reflected on the day’s events and glanced over my desk. My eyes were drawn to one thing, the Expect A Miracle card that I always have near me.

Florence Kelly
Brisbane, Queensland,
Australia