Life is Unpredictable

Strange day … so much good mixed with oddness and sadness. We hosted several pastors at The Tree today for lunch. It was awesome to be The Body … not ‘a church’.

Then a friend had a seizure and it was a very intense time. We called 911, to make sure he was okay and they took him to the hospital to check him out. He has a history, we had just never experienced it with him. He came throu

gh fine … but the incident was unsettling …On to an awesome night with the Ladies in our Thursday night group … we began the book of Exodus … continuing on with the story of the children of Israel. That is ALWAYS a sweet time.

Then on my way home, I saw a little lost dog on my street. I could tell it was lost and needed some help. I stopped, spent some time pondering what I would do with it when I got it home, but then it wandered off and so I drove on home. But I couldn’t get it’s little face out of my mind, so I gathered the boys and we went back out on a rescue mission.

As we approached where I’d seen the dog last, there were two cars in the street. I was so afraid they had hit the dog and I was beating myself up for leaving it, but when we pulled up, she had the dog gathered up. She asked me if it was mine, then if I wanted it I assured her that I was fine with her taking the dog as long as she was going to care for it She assured me she was.

So … there is good in life … there is bad in life. There is a balance. We don’t like the bad … we want the good.

I’m very thankful my friend is okay …
I’m very thankful this little dog will be okay …

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea,  though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging. “Selah”  (Psalm 46:1-3)

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