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God Works Behind the Scenes
8/13/2013 12:00:01 AM by: Christine

Maybe you saw your adopted baby for the first time and thought to yourself, “Yes, he (or she) is the one!” He’s gorgeous, he’s perfect, she’s it!

Well, that is how I felt the other day when I walked into a house for rent. I thought, “I absolutely love it…this is the one!”

The original house we wanted can be ours but there are so many restrictions and conditions and extra costs associated with paying for the landlord’s landscapers and mowers that at this point I feel that we are going to struggle to get by financially in this home and not fully be able to enjoy the experience of living there.

So, we are waiting for word on this second house. Chances are we may know by today.

So, what can the Lord be up to? Just what is His plan for us? We only have two and a half weeks to be out of this house. And my kids need to start school soon. I need to get them registered and find out exactly what they need in terms of supplies and Oh Lord, we are in need!

Today I will venture out in the pouring rain to go see a duplex. It’s currently under construction so I’m sure it’s a sight to see! And this place won’t be ready until after we need to be out of here and the kids start school so we will have to move twice: once to store our things and a second time to move in—that is if we get this place.

But as I move forward I know that I know the Lord has just the right place in mind for us to live. We just have to trust Him to provide.

Whether we are waiting on an adoption or a house or a number of other things, the wait can be nerve-wracking. Yet behind the scenes, God is already at work leading us to the right baby or the right house or whatever major thing we wait upon Him for.

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