Our 1991 Chevy Blazer has not been running right. The day my hubby took me on the wild ride on icy roads, trying to find a doctor or a clinic that could help me, the truck never warmed up. It shook and shimmied the whole way. Of course it was below freezing, but it should have eventually warmed up. Now that the weather is warmer again, it is running alright.
Our truck is running out of steam, and I’ve been really worried about putting out as much money as it would take to fix it. It’s been a good truck, and we need to keep it running for a lot longer. It hasn’t needed a lot of work in the past, it’s been pretty reliable, so we want to keep it as long as we can.
So, the other day, one of the company cars, a small pickup truck, where my hubby works, got broken into. My hubby’s boss, the owner of this company, was really bummed that their company car is not safe in the company parking lot at night. This is not the first time this has happened, and it won’t be the last.
During the course of the day, the company truck’s window got fixed, and the boss contemplated what to do. Finally, he asked my hubby if he would “mind” driving the company car to work, and keeping it safe at night at our home.
Mind? Are you kidding me? This situation is so ideal! Without the daily wear and tear on out truck, our truck will be able to last a lot longer.
Actually, it was not really a surprise. I have been praying and contemplating what Jesus said about Worry:
25"Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food, and the body more important than clothes? 26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? 27 Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life? Matthew 6:25-27 (New International Version)
Worry comes all too natural to me. However, the more I pray on these words of Jesus, (I love the sentence about birds) the more things seem to work out just right.
Thank you God!