The first one didn't start as a blessing. S.T. got two of his teeth chipped by one of his younger sister's head. On the trampoline. We sold it. (Not because of that, we were selling it anyway).
This happened Monday evening. I called Tuesday and our dentist was able to get us in on Wednesday. I was so glad, because I had already gotten copies of our records for the move. (Can I put in here that I hate to leave good doctors? In this case, dentists). So anyway...
They were able to put a sealant on the tooth so it wouldn't be sensitive and planned to bring us back in Thursday or Friday to put on a temporary crown. (He'll have to get a permanent one when he's in his late teens). They knew we were moving by the end of the week and wanted to get it done. Sealant is on and we wait in the waiting room for dad and the rest of the children to come back from the park. While we are waiting, someone cancels their 2:30 appointment! It was 2:25! We were able to get the crown on that same day and not have to come back! Blessing number one!
Now yesterday we spent the day running a few errands and getting some things on the vehicles ready for the trip. We got home and checked the mail. Our electric bill was in there and it had an over $70 credit on it! What?! We had not paid it yet. Someone paid our bill for us! Since they didn't know the exact amount, they just paid $200 even. And it was obviously more than what we needed. So not only is our bill paid for this last month, it probably will cover most if not all of this part of the month we'll be here. Wow! Blessing number two!
I'm sure I'll find many ways in which the Lord is working through this whole move. Oh, yeah, here's one. We needed to put a transmission cooler on the van. We bought one, took it to the mechanic, and discovered it already had one on it! So we were able to take the cooler back and saved the money we spent on that. I guess that would count as blessing number three!
Well, my fingers are getting tired just writing about all these good things. :)
How has the Lord blessed you this week?
Until next time...