This is probably the strangest blog I’ll ever write. Strange, because I’m not sure why I’m even posting it.
Here is my and Dona’s dream house. I want it. It’s cute. It’s cuddly. It has a big back yard. It also has a price tag that is light years away from our capability. So, why do I even entertain the thought? I really have no idea.
I guess maybe because I have people in my life like Donna B. She says, you have not because you ask not. So, okay, I asked for it. I literally got down on my knees yesterday and asked the Lord for it. Do I deserve a blessing like this? Not at all. Will I receive it? I have no idea. I’ll be honest, it stretches my faith to even fathom that it could come to pass. But I did ask for it anyway.
The hard thing for me, I guess, is that I am not a fan of “name it and claim it” or “blab it and grab it”. It’s not that I don’t have faith, it’s just that when it comes to things like this, I apparently have a hard time excersing it. Call it a weakness. Or maybe it’s because I’m just not used to experiencing God in this way. Do I believe He can perform it? Absolutely. I just don’t know if He’s going to perform it for me. I’ll have to wait and see. In the meantime, I’ve asked the Lord to reveal some things to me – in a way, I’m laying out the fleece – to know if He is truly working this out.
I know that God can orchestrate absolutely amazing things. And after hearing personal testimonies from people like Donna B., it reminds me that anything is possible when God is in control. As for the dream house and the future, I don’t know what God has in store for me and my family. But I have placed it all in His hands. In the grand scheme of time, if this house belongs to us, I trust that a miracle will happen. If it’s not supposed to happen, it won’t. And I’m okay with that, too. As long as I know He is in control.
Jeremy God is in control of everything in our lives. I will be in prayer for you and Dona and your dream home. It is cute and cuddly.
I have a great job, and it was kind of like this.
God slapped me up side the head and said “would you just look at this stupid?” and wow I have it.
I will never again say that God can’t do something.
Bro Stoneking said “pray big prayers”
Looks like it has a big garage and basement, 2 very good options for apartments……. 😉
Thank you, Lisa and Mark, for your encouragement and prayers. And as for you, Mr. Anonymous, I know who you are! I charge tenants top dollar just to pay for the mortgage. 🙂
May I encourage you to continue to pray for the strength, wisdom, courage, and the resources you will need to acquire the house of your dreams. Continue to dream big while being thankful for what you have been blessed with each day.
I am proud of you for being bold enough to share this dream with us at The Branch. I have a prayer that goes like this I say each day.
“I ask not for gold or garments or even opportunities equal to my abilites. Instead guide me that I may acquire abilites equal to my opportunities. You have taught the Lion and the Eagle to hunt with teeth and claw teach me how to hunt with words and prosper with love so that I may be a Lion among men and an Eagle in the market place.”
You must continue to believe in thy self that you are worthy of such a dream. However, one must set a plan and work out the path to the fulfillment of that dream.
You are deserving as long as you continue to hold you present belief and service to God’s will.
To Anonymous….. I don’t know who you are, but thank you for your loving words. I have placed them deep in my heart.