Monday, May 19, 2014

An Open Door...

Here on Life with Lynnie (LwL), I have some news for you!  I did something recently, that I haven't done, since January this year.

On this, our Victoria Day long weekend, I drove my van.  Yes, this was the first (1st) time since mid January, about four (4) months, ago!

A few days ago, my pastor of Walkerville Evangelical Baptist Church phoned me at home.  He let me know that there were a couple of my church sisters who were willing to pick me up, and drive me to church. 

Of course, this would only happen if I felt I would be able to sit up long enough.  Not just long enough to drive there and back home again, but also throughout the worship service.

I must say that I was excited hearing this!  After all, it does my heart good to know there is someone who cares about me. 

So, I told Pastor Tom, that he could have one of the women call me on the Saturday of this weekend.  If I was feeling up to it physically, I would agree to be transported so I could worship with my church family.

I won't go into discussing events of this past week that have caused me to consider trying to drive my van.  However, I must say that in my heart, I was grateful that God had opened the door for me to be able to go and worship with my church family, rather than doing so, at home... alone.

Thinking of having that door opened for me, after praying so very much, brought to mind Colossians 4:1-4, "Masters, give unto your servants that which is just and equal; knowing that ye also have a Master in heaven.
Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving;
Withal praying also for us, that God would open unto us a door of utterance, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in bonds:
That I may make it manifest, as I ought to speak."

How grateful I am that I have a Master in Heaven.  My Lord!

How grateful I am that God answered my prayer, by providing for me, a way that I wasn't sure was going to happen for quite a while, yet.

When my church sister telephoned me on Saturday, I let her know that I had decided to join her and the rest of my church family to worship on SONday.  And, let her know that I had decided to drive myself, to do so.

When I arrived at my church building, our greeter was so very happy to see me, and welcomed me with a heartfelt message.  Many of my brothers and sisters-in-the-Lord hugged me, and let me know how happy they were to see me.  Especially, since they have been praying for me, for such a long time.

I must admit, I felt so very blessed!  And, loved.

Especially being able to worship with my church family.  And, having prayer, answered.  Theirs, and mine.

Thank You, Lord!


Until next time...

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