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Be Very Careful about Temperature Predictions


A blog post at the New Scientist reveals that climate prediction is very tricky. Looking at tree rings, scientist now think that the Roman world was experiencing warmer temperatures than previously believed.

This article is timely, since our own East Coast is experiencing a small drought.

As we know from other eras, a drought--or for that matter, warmer or cooler temperatures--isn't a new phenomenon. But our ideas on how to rectify the drought or temperature disparities through this or that action just might be.

Despite great farming techniques, all our gizmos, gadgets, and knowledge, we are still dependant on our heavenly Father for rain, the sun, the wind, the snow. So instead of fretting over this dry patch we must ask God forgiveness for our hubris in thinking we control all of life, and then pray for deliverance from the drought.

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