We Are Never Alone


Over the past year, we have experienced many difficulties. I have witnessed extremely hurtful infighting in relationships, our town, and our country. I have seen divisiveness and anger so often that I now refuse to turn on the news. But this storm that has flooded our little corner of the globe has shown me the very best in people. We have received kindness after kindness.

People worldwide have reached out with offers of assistance and much needed prayers. Family and friends we have known for years as well as absolute strangers we have known for moments have offered to allow us to stay in their homes if it comes to that. I have seen so many stories of people working to help and protect each other. This disaster has revealed how wonderful and amazing people truly are. Hope is powerful beyond measure. Regardless of what happens to our home, I know that we will be alright because we will never have to get through it alone.

Thank you for sharing your love, your strength, and your hope. Despite our differences, we stand together and we will always protect each other. We are blessed to have you in our lives.

Thank you. Truly.  Joanna

***I took the video at the top of the post yesterday morning.  This is a teeny creek that catches runoff water in our neighborhood.  On a normal day, you could jump over it in a couple of hops (if you felt like braving the alligators).  It has been raining nonstop since this shot, so no telling what it looks like now.  There is flooding all around us, but we are dry at this point.  Much love to all of you.


33 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. techflax
    Aug 28, 2017 @ 14:56:49

    We wish for your good. We pray to god


  2. magickmermaid
    Aug 28, 2017 @ 14:58:32

    That looks very scary! It’s heartening to know that people can put aside their differences and help. Thank goodness you and your family are ok!


  3. Writer Lori
    Aug 28, 2017 @ 15:57:34

    Angels watching over you…. xxx


  4. wakinguponthewrongsideof50
    Aug 28, 2017 @ 18:46:46

    Thinking of you! Xo


  5. Mischenko
    Aug 28, 2017 @ 19:56:53

    Joanna, I’m glad you’re all okay. Hope the flooding stops soon. Hugs… ♡


  6. Dr. Angela Kowitz Orobko
    Aug 28, 2017 @ 20:04:46

    YES! We are NEVER alone! During hurricane Isabel in 2003, I learned how wonderful people CAN be as we came together to help each other. Sending love and light to you, Joanna. ♥ Dr. Angi


    • MoJo
      Aug 30, 2017 @ 23:33:22

      thank you so much dear friend. the tragedies can bring out the best in people. i understand that we see terrible things on the news sometimes, but the beautiful moments are so much more prevalent. thank you again for your kind words love. i appreciate them so very much. 🙂


  7. carolrolke
    Aug 28, 2017 @ 21:08:22

    Prayers for you and your family’s safety.


  8. welcometothenursery
    Aug 28, 2017 @ 22:03:48

    WOW. I hope you continue to stay dry…..


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  10. janieleeds
    Aug 29, 2017 @ 08:51:04

    Sending you heartfelt hugs and continued courage and humor. xoxo And safety, oh I wish you and yours safety!


  11. foodzesty
    Aug 29, 2017 @ 09:26:21

    Ok….I just saw this so I am feeling a bit more at ease that you are at least ok….Sophie


  12. Carlos Menéndez
    Aug 29, 2017 @ 12:15:11

    I wish you all the luck in the world!


  13. Abrie Joubert
    Aug 29, 2017 @ 13:33:59

    It is amazing how disasters brings people together


  14. roseelaineblog
    Aug 30, 2017 @ 02:17:13

    Take care our thoughts are with you ❤️


    • MoJo
      Aug 30, 2017 @ 23:42:08

      i thank you so very much for that honey. it’s weird. i’m typing this and nightline (channel 13 national news) is running a program about houston under water. it seems like it’s all made up, but i’ve seen and it’s very real. thank you for your support my friend.


  15. Kip Walkin
    Sep 04, 2017 @ 17:30:36

    Prayers all the way, MoJo!


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