Thursday, August 9, 2012

3 Purchases

A few weeks ago I mentioned here that we were shopping for a new truck and a new house and I was shopping for a new pair of tennis shoes.

Well, good news! We shopped until we dropped, but we have so much to show for it!

Stephen looked for a couple of weeks for a truck. We debated putting the money towards a house, but in the end we really needed him to have a truck since we would be moving in a short time. We looked at a truck but it was beyond our price range. He finally offered what we could offer and they took it. So now we have a truck. A better one than we had before and for no more money. It was a blessing!

I bought a great pair of tennis shoes. They are some cute gray, pink and yellow Asics. I'm so thankful for the money to buy them, they made the moving much more comfortable!

And finally, we found a house. Not our forever house, I'm hoping not even a house we're in this time next year. But it is a 4 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath house in a quiet, safe, nice neighborhood. We are adjusting to having to downsize quite a bit. We have thrown so much away, given things away and taken things to the consignment store. We have a storage unit, because even with all our downsizing there are just some things that we can't get rid of, yet won't fit in our house.

We feel blessed that God has answered our prayers in such practical and tangible ways. I was looking for a house on another street and happened to drive by this house on my way home. It was listed as a 3 bedroom, but actually has 4. Just what we were praying for. God has been so good to us. I pray that we make much of Him, and stay in His will.