|It's been raining like crazy this past few days (Photo Credit: peryodistang-pinay.blogspot.com)|
People always say "...when it rains, it pours..."
I seem to agree that sentiment that rain can be menace to our normal daily activity. I disrupts us physically, mentally, and emotionally. People get sick because of the rain. Some do get mad when they are late for appointment or their favorite jeans got muddied. The dirty, murky, and oftentimes, smelly outflow of drainage water can bring dangerous levels of toxic sludge. Health bulletins are announced regarding the rising cases of dengue and leptospirosis put the fear in us.
|Rain always bring flood in some areas (Photo Credit: cebucitylife.com)|
Have you ever seen the rain changing the landscape of mountains and rivers. Rocky limestone mountain surface are transformed into soft muddy morass and rivers overflow beyond its capacity to flood low-lying lands just like how the Chao Phrya River deluged Bangkok into submission. Will it ever to us? The effects of global warming and climate change has made this part of the year, the wettest season by far. And if that's not all, the country, being the typhoon capital of the world, will probably experience two more typhoons and weather disturbance in the coming year.
I remember the time when I was still a young kid, who gets fascinated with the rain. I play all day in cold rainy spells and perhaps follow what other kids of my age do. Having mud fights while some do swim on stagnant ditches. Others would try to get others wet by stomping puddles of water in potholes just to get others muddied up.
I guess my girlfriend seem to agree that when it's Christmas, rain will follow. For the last few Christmas, it really rained like crazy. God may have thinking that rain would probably curtail the number of people blowing their hands off from
dynamites masquerading as harmless firecrackers.
We are a tropical country, although we will not suffer from the great flood that Noah survived, it is expected that the sea level would rise and a torrential rain would bury us with with water beyond our wildest imagination. I don't believe that the world is coming to an end on 2012 but the planet will have to end sooner or later. I don't know, I really don't know...
As long as raindrops keep falling on your head, you have to be thankful because life depends on it. Be thankful that you keep seeing the rain.