Sunday, March 14, 2010

A Family Story of God's Protection

Last night we had a great time with our family. Rick, Kristy, Micah and Lissi, Ray and Lacey joined us for a "see you later" dinner as we prepare to leave.

As usual, the little girls, Lissi, 7 and Lacey, 3 came up with a plan to spend the night together at Ray's. So off they went.  About 20 minutes after they left, as we gathered for prayer. Micah asked us to pray for Lissi as he felt frighted for her and didn't know why. So, of course, that is what we did.

We learned the reason this morning. About 2:00am Ray was awakened by his duplex neighbor and a fire engine.  The wall between them was smoking. Rain had seeped in and shorted out the wiring causing a smoldering fire. Everyone was fine, but I wondered what might have happened if we had not prayed God's protection over our family. The other joy of this is that we saw Micah's sensitivity to God's spirit. At 11 years of age, that is awesome.

We are so thankful that as we leave, we can truly entrust our children and grandchildren to Him.