Danger: The Fear of Sudden Trouble. Weather-wise, a perfect storm happens when several weather events converge on the same spot. Sometimes “perfect storms” happen in our lives. Financial events, relationship events, emotional events, family events – they all happen simultaneously and before we know it, we’re overwhelmed by one of life’s perfect storms. A kind of perfect storm arose one day in the life of Jesus and His disciples – a literal storm on the Sea of Galilee. There are things we can learn about making it through the storms in our lives by studying the storm described in Mark 4.