Monday, December 3, 2007

Is that you God? It's me...

You ever have one of those weekends where it just seems like every turn presents another problem? Yeah...Those suck. Now add on pregnancy hormones and you have a tornado where it was just a whirlwind.

Okay, so that is exactly how my weekend went. I prayed all weekend to try and get myself in the right mindset and there would be certain points of relief, but for the most part I just couldn't get my spirits up. Well, God had a funny way of letting me know that He wasn't ignoring me. I was on my way to a baby shower and I had a friend from church in the car with me. We were on the exit ramp and started hearing a funny noise. It didn't feel like a flat because my car was still in perfect control, but it sounded like one. Well, low and behold, it was a flat.

I called Mike because the Escape has a VERY different way of accessing the spare. Well, he insisted on coming to change it for me because I apparently shouldn't be doing that while pregnant. Side bar: this thought never occurred to me. I am such a "I am woman Hear me Roar" type of woman, that I just do stuff like that because that's what I was trained to do...never be helpless. This is why God has me paired with Mike because he loves to take care of me and he thinks of things like that! Anyway...back on track now... I wasn’t pulled over but 2 or 3 minutes and a VDOT (Virginia Department of Transportation) truck just happened to be driving by and pulled over and changed my tire for me. It's a good thing too, because the spare had no air in it either.

So Lu, that's the VDOT guys name, changed my tire and got me all fixed up and ready to go on my way again. We examined the tire to see why it went flat, but there wasn’t anything wrong. NOTHING. NADA. ZIP. ZERO. ZILCH. I truly believe it was God getting my attention to show me that He is taking care of me and listening. Because I pray and forget to listen He had to speak to me via flat tire to let me know that He is watching me, there for me, and actively caring for my needs. His plan is so much bigger than I can even imagine. It's a good thing the He is taking care of me. I'd be such a mess without Him. Actually without them. I guess that's why it's so important to marry the person that God has planned for you. He knows who will protect you and take care of you the best. I did pretty well on my own, but Mike is truly my partner and protector in Life.

God has come to my aide on the side of the road more than once. I guess that's the one place where there aren't any distractions! So, the next time that there is an inconvenience in your life, maybe it's God trying to tell you something. He's always there, He's always listening. He's just waiting for you to call upon Him.

1 comment:

Stephanie said...

Hey sweetie! I'm sorry you had such a bad weekend but you really are looking at the glass half full!

As far as wanting to know the sex of the baby, I understand but enjoy the mystery!

I was about to tell you to check out our blog but you've already got us on your blog roll! I just found yours! Hang in there! Things will get better!