According to WLBT-TV Chief Meteorologist Barbie Bassett, “Faith is carrying an umbrella, even when there’s no rain in the forecast.” For most people, rain is a metaphor for dark times, a period they hope passes quickly so the sun will come out again. But raised on a farm near Marks, Mississippi, Barbie Wiggs Bassett knows that rain can be a good thing.

No matter what the weather, Bassett tends to look toward the bright side. Part of that outlook comes from her naturally sunny nature, but the biggest part of that positive spirit comes from Bassett’s Christian faith. Into every life some rain must fall, and through her walk with Christ, Barbie Bassett has learned to seek the blessings in the storm.
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