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Sunday, October 10, 2010

WALKING IN THE WAY OF THE LORD


There is nothing like a little stressful situation in your life to make you realize who the boss really is! I wake up in prayer and I fall asleep at night in prayer. But during the day we often get sidetracked with life. Yesterday was no exception. We thought we would be able to move into a beautiful rental home. Then the land lord, a used car sales owner, changed his mind. Have you ever bought a car and when you get down to the details of it all, the fight is on? That is what happened to us. If we had the kind of money he wanted up front we would probably be an heir to Bill Gates! Enough said.

So I claim this verse as my daily reminder "Teach me your way, O Lord; I will walk in your truth." Psalm 86:11

I feel like I need this  because I get caught up with everyone else in what is going on. Today we are going to see a beautiful house we drove and see if the lady will work with us and make a comfortable rental deal. It is three blocks from the fire station off a busy main road. It has a beautiful privacy fence and enough bedrooms for all of us. Pray for us. I hope you will not tire of me asking. I am bold when it comes to God and prayer together. I think it is a winning combination.

I was reading a little daily scripture that I read every single day and have since 1987 and I thought this analogy was terrific to break down God's word. There was a man who shot an arrow on the side of a barn. He walked up to the barn and painted a bulls eye around the arrow. It is so easy to get caught up in this world and trust our own instincts when in reality we know God's are on target.

I will leave you today on Spiritual Sunday with this verse " There is a way that seems right to a man, but in the end is the way of death." Proverbs 14:12

Please stop by and thank Charlotte and Ginger for hosting this soul feeding Sunday fest. Go here to join us. Have a wonderful week.

20 comments:

Whidbey Woman said...

I can tell how disappointed you are about the rental agreement not going through. I am a firm believer that things happen for a reason. God has the absolutely perfect home for you. So be patient and keep trusting in His promises. I will pray for you about this today! Love you.

Heart2Heart said...

Anne,

Praying that your new deal on your rental is blessing by God's hand and it's better than you anticipated. Praising God for believing in this already. Have a wonderful day and be sure to let us know how it goes.

Love and Hugs ~ Kat

Terra said...

I am praying that you will find just the right house at the right rent and that all will work out well for you, dear blog friend.
"Beloved, I pray that you may prosper in all things and be in health, just as your soul prospers." 3 John 2

Mildred said...

I am joining with the others in praying for you to find just the right home and an honest and dependable landlord. Keep us posted. You'll remain close in my heart and prayers.

Elaine said...

There is a beautiful house out there and God will finally show you to it...we pray. Amen

Heather's Blog-o-rama said...

Hi Anne...I'll be praying that God brings you and hubby and family just the perfect house, with room and more for everyone :) :) :) I'm glad you didn't take the house from the used car sale guy.. You'll find the right place!!! Keep praying...and lots of love and hugs from Oregon, Heather :)

maryt/theteach said...

Hi Anne, thanks for commenting at my Shadow Shot Sunday post! :)

Ewa said...

I hope you get the house you'll be happy in!

Jane said...

Many prayers coming your way!

Jane

theshepherdshouse said...

Hello Anne ~ thank you for coming by to visit me! How nice to meet you!
I will pray that God will work out just the right housing situation for you!

Sweet Sunday blessings,
Sharon

1 Funky Woman said...

You are too sweet, for popping over with your love for my front porch. Sorry about the house and the landlord. It just means something better is waiting for you. I will most definitely say a prayer that things go in your favor with this one. It sounds like it would be a wonderful fit for your Phamily!

Meg

Dogmom Diva said...

Anne, that just wasn't the right house, everything will work out as it should, there is a house for you out there..I know you are limited in which area due to Nick being in school too..it will work out, hopefully the house you looked at today will be IT.

hugs
Barb

Donnie said...

I'm so sorry about what happened but my hopes and prayers will be with you that something better is in the wings. Have a blessed week.

Chatty Crone said...

Hang on you will find an even better house! Believe and breathe.

sandie

Marydon said...

I am too sick to d Love Is ... yo go ahead if you wish, Anne. Sorry. Hugs, Marydon

Ginger~~Enchanting Cottage said...

I'm so sorry to hear this. I will pray that something better will come along.
God Bless,
Ginger

Rose said...

sorry about the rental house. you will find one and God is always with us through all. praying for you. rose

char72 said...

This reminds me that when God closes a door he opens another one. Also, I find that He is always right on target.
Have a blessed week.
Charlotte

Intense Guy said...

As hard as it was to cope with - Its probably a good thing you had your disagreement with the "snake oil" saleman before getting locked into a rental agreement and a messy situation.

I hope you find the "right" place and soon!

Denise said...

I will never tire of praying for you sis, love you.