Simply Trusting

Psalm 116:5-7

5 The LORD is gracious and righteous; our God is full of compassion.
6 The LORD protects the simplehearted; when I was in great need, he saved me.
7 Be at rest once more, O my soul, for the LORD has been good to you.

Tomorrow we are heading out on a journey..............

a journey to southern Indiana................

a journey to country backroads.................

a journey to a place that I never should have known of.............

There is no phone number to reach this place, there are no advertisements................

Only word of mouth.

Yet, somehow, someone felt called to share with me about an Amish man who may be able to help Nick. An Amish man who puts his faith in God and gives Him all the glory for the ways he has been able to help people.

So when I heard about this man, and I did a little research, I felt called to go. At this point, I would drive anywhere and do almost anything to find help for Nick.

I pray for a miracle, and I pray for God to open the right doors. I believe that miracles in the Bible often happened in response to people doing things, so if that is what it takes, I will listen and obey.

I do believe that Nick is already a miracle!!!!!!!!!! He has defied the odds time and time again! I thank God every single day!

And yet, there is a nudging deep within me to make this trip.

So, my prayer tonight is that I can sleep. I need to be rested for this road trip.

My prayer is also for safety as we travel. And for Olivia as she stays here and goes to a birthday party and then spends the evening with Tim. And for Tim as he waits for me to call and tell him what I learn. And for Todd as he spends a few days in Lexington with old friends.

And then I think outside of my house to all of you who read this. And I whisper a prayer for each of you that God would fill your day with blessings and love. That you would feel His presence in every step you take. That you would feel peace in your as you go throughout your day.

And then I think of our country facing a huge election on Tuesday, and I pray for wisdom as each of us casts our votes. I pray for the leaders of our country - that they will have deep faith, strong morals, and genuine love for all Americans.

My mind spins round and round with thoughts and emotions, and I am thankful for promises like those in Psalm 116:5-7, which cause me to pray...............

Oh, Thank you, Lord, for being gracious and righteous.

Thank you for being full of compassion.

Protect me, Lord, for I have a simple heart.

Save me in my time of greatest need.

Bring rest to my soul, Lord,

You have always been so good to me.

Peace to each of you and praise to the Father who cares for us all!


Blogger Cheri said...

Praying for you as you head out on your journey. Bless you for stepping out in faith to go see this man. Bless you for blessing me.

Anonymous Anonymous said...

continuing to pray for Nick and now for this journey.


Blogger Sheryl said...

Praying for you as you make this journey of faith. I know God will meet with you there.

Love ya,

Blogger Luanne said...

Praying for your journey tomorrow. I will be excited to see how God is going to use it.

God bless!

Blogger Jennifer said...

I stop by often and leave a comment here and there..but please know that I pray for Nick and his family..that GOD will carry you all each step of this journey. God IS SO AWESOME and HE is SO GOOD to ALL of us. I pray for a safe trip.

Blogger Salina said...

Praying for you and Nick that God will give you the answers you are looking for.

God bless, Salina

Blogger Cheri' said...

I am new to your blog and want you to know your faith -- and your actions accompanying it are tremendous examples to those who are watching your life.

Your journey on behalf of Nick will be in my prayers. I pray God opens incredible doors and brings amazing answers for Nick.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

My thoughts and prayers are with you and Nick as you go on this journey. Leave no stone unturned....especially if it can help Nick!!!

Blogger mary circosta said...

Praying for you and Nick as you travel, also for your family left at home, may God give you safe travel and I pray for His mighty protection for you all, We do have a awesome miracle working God.
God Bless

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