Oct 11, 2007

Here We Go Again...

I am laughing hysterically right now. I just got a call from Skip and he said, "Are you ready for this?" After months of disappointment, I now laugh at those words. Well, I could have guessed before the words escaped his mouth. You know the blessing? The house we were renting this next week in Victoria? Well... it sold last night. I am NOT kidding you. No interest in months and months, and it sold last night. Skip said, " I guess God is trying to tell us something." Skip expected me to cry, yell, beat my chest or something. No, that was the old Susie, the one that wasn't use to change, wasn't use to having my hopes crushed a thousand times. Nope, I am just fine. I am actually smiling because I know without a shadow of a doubt that God is in control and wants something else for us. Skip has the busiest weekend ever coming up, but now he is trying to find another house to rent. Can you see that Satan may be trying to distract Skip a little? I refuse to look at it that way. I think God has an even better plan for us, and we need to pray steadfastly that it will be revealed very soon. Hang in there with me guys. What a ride!!!

16 comments:

~April said...

Bummer Susie! But I LOVE YOUR ATTITUDE! God will bless that!

Penless Thoughts said...

I'm smiling with you Susie because I know you BELIEVE!!!!
Susan

MotoMom said...

I've been lurking for a few months, following your "ride"
You're right God just has something better planned for your family. Can't wait to see how He brings everything together!

Chappyswife said...

Oh, Susie, do I ever know what you are saying. I am so sorry for you in that you are having to wait just a bit longer, but I am sure God has something even better for you. Good for you in recognizing the devil's lies.

I was just praying this morning that your house would sell and thought I'd drop in and see if you covered in boxes. If I were you, I'd keep packing.

Amber said...

I knew from the title what the news was, bcz I have been down that road again and again. "You have been approved for the loan, we just need this." We give them this and that....then hear, "OK, we'll know next week." Next week rolls around and......NOT approved. I can't tell you how many times that happened.

Finally when we were approved, we needed this permit and that permit-UGH! What a process....

Tomorrow my husband is having a meeting with the man who will be grating the property to see when he can OFFICIALLY begin. I don't think this cabin process will seem real until then.

This all happens in the Lord's timing--it took me a while for that to actually sink in, but it did, that's when I began to laugh at the rejections. It'll happen for you soon too, and I can't wait until it does.

I'll keep you in my prayers:)


God Bless,
Amber

Susie Q said...

Maybe you should change your blog name to "Scratchin My Head at What the Lord is doing behind the Scenes"

:)

And yes, God has great plans for you! I know it's frustrating but it will happen

Linda said...

Oh my - I am proud of you sweet girl. The enemy would like nothing more than to discourage all of you. Well you are the King's daughter and He will never do anything to harm you. Just keep resting in Him. We'll keep praying. I'm excited to see what He's got in the works!!

Ruth said...

Well, I know I always pray for an "unquestionable sign". I think THAT would qualify. You're attitude is wonderful, however!! BLESS YOU!!!!

NeeNee said...

Your attitude is the best! I'm so thankful you are CHOOSING to see the positive and I agree with you, the Lord has something even better for your sweet family! You are a blessing!

Denise

Susanne said...

Wow, I feel like I'm on a roller coaster and I'm just the spectator. I love your attitude, Susie! Hang in there. God has something good for you.

Andrea said...

I'm SO sorry, Susie! But I agree that God will totally bless your attitude about this. And Satan is trying to get in the way of Skip's ministry. I'm glad you both aren't letting him.
And we could look at it that the family that sold the house probably needed the blessing, right?
Take care! I'll keep praying for you guys!

Mayhem And Miracles said...

Our househunt process took 2 years. In the meantime we had 3 kids, 2 full business (not the home-based variety) and home schooled the entire time in 1670 square feet! It was excruciating - we've lived in the new house over a year and I literally still have one entire room completely unpacked and most of the others partially unpacked because our stuff was so disorganized by the time we made the move. But I can HONESTLY say that even though I am STILL feeling the effects of everything, I learned more through the last three years than ever in my decade of being a Christian before that. And a "Big One" is just what you mentioned about change. I feel like I am rarely ever sidetracked anymore by plans gone awry. (Which is SOOOOOOO unlike my former nature. I used to think the world was ending at a canceled dinner. Ha ha) I KNOW it's not easy! AND that it's one of those issues that seems like "not much" to the outside world (so frustrating) when truly you have to live like you are in the middle of a move for months. That is why your trial has resonated so much with me and I am praying! It WILL happen for you Susie, and it will be just where God needs you. You already know that. I just can't wait for you to be looking back on the other end from your reward for that trust. :)

Barb @ A Chelsea Morning said...

I don't know what to say except that you're right, what a ride this has been.

I agree with Chappyswife - don't stop packing. I have a feeling something even better is about to happen.

Lynn said...

Susie,

Wow.... Wow.... This single post is a powerful testimony to God at work in you. Thank you for this.

Lyndy said...

Oh Susie what an inspiration your attitude is. I am in total agreement with you that "God is in control and wants something else for you." I bet it will be more than you could ever ask or imagine.

Praying for you.

Kathleen Marie said...

How exciting! God doesn't want something else for you, He has something much better!! He is a wonderful Daddy who loves his girl!