Wednesday, August 26, 2009

God's Care and Provision

Today something happened to me which showed me God's continued care and provision for me. I hope this will inspire and give faith to those who read, that God will take care of you.

Today I was stranded. I had just completed my last errand, when my car stalled and died. I thought, Oh no, this is going to be an expensive repair job. I am going to miss work tomorrow, and lose time. Why did this have to happen now that I am completely debt free except for my mortgage? Those were some of the negative thoughts that went through my mind, but then I thought, God will provide a way out for me.

So I took a chance. I called my neighbor, hoping against hope that he would be at home, and that he would be able to come to my rescue. I called, and yes, he was home! Not only was he at home, but it was his day off!

In about 1/2 hour my neighbor came to help me. Oh yes, I thought, now my troubles are over. What happened next however was more than I bargained for. My neighbor could not get the car to start! At that point I could not help but feel a little doomed, but we tried and tried and could not get it to start. Suddenly, out of the blue, a man walking his dog saw us, and started to shout out instructions on how to get my car started. To be honest, I was a little annoyed, because the advice he was giving was not producing results! I however thanked the man, and he offered to return back with a more powerful jumper cable to start my car. Well, I was not sure if he was going to return, but I kept praying, Lord Jesus, please let this car start. Well to my surprise, the man did come back with his jumper cable, and hooked up my car with not one, but with two cables! He then told me to go and start my car. I thought to myself, Wow! He really came back! This person must have been sent by God to help us! I went in my car, turned the key in the ignition, and voila! The car sputtered to life!

I am thankful to my neighbor who came, and the strange man who helped us. God sent to me the kindness of friends and strangers to help in a time of need. We can always put our trust in God to be there for us, in every situation.


Anita C. McCants said...

Hi Hillary,
That was such an uplifting
story. A great reminder that
we should put our trust in
God in every situation.

God bless


Daughter of Wisdom said...

Hi Anita,

I am glad that was story was uplifting to you. Let us continue to lift each other up in prayer.

Peace and blessings.