Friday, January 15, 2010

Road Construction Ahead/Standby

Ever been frustrated because you had to wait for road construction? Me Too.

Picture this:
Running a little late. Get in your car heading for a very important appointment. You must not be late. There will be a huge party if you can just get to your destination. Traffic slows from 60 to 45. From 45 to 30. From 30 to a.....complete.....S....T......O......P  As you peer around the stopped cars (about a million of them) you see the dreaded ORANGE VEST!  That vest is holding your trip in their hands on the end of a 10 foot , rotating, 2-sided signed POLE!


But I have somewhere to be! So many people depend on me getting there! Did they HAVE to do road work HERE, TODAY?

The answer is yes.  You see in that road ahead there is a huge cave in that happened during the night. It has already swallowed up 3 cars this morning in the dark. Lost 3 lives.

Did you know that in the time the Book of Proverbs was written that it was common practice for men to go ahead of a noble person, or king or the like's chariot and fill all the hole in the road, remove debris, and smooth out the road. SO it could be traveled safely. In the light of that, read this:

Proverbs 3:5-6  Trust the LORD with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding.
 In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths smooth.

God makes sure we are safe by fixing and smoothing the road ahead of us to keep us safe and get us to our destination.

My son who is in Haiti, caught in a devastated, demolished, area, needs to get out NOW. It is becoming unstable in Haiti. Supplies will run low. Danger is increasing.

We want him home NOW! We need him to be safe. We NEED to hold him, see him, NOW.

We cannot continue to wait.

But we will. God is smoothing the road. God is filling the holes. God is removing the dangers.

I will Trust in Lord with all of my heart. I will not lean on my own understanding.
And God will keep His promise and get my son home safe. 

Chasing Their Hearts,

Glenda Johnson

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