Friday, July 27, 2007

Search, Trust, Pray, and Find

The past six weeks I've been at peace in my search for a roommate. Not just a roommate, but a bedroommate, someone to take EB's place when she leaves for law school in Boston. I've been at peace because I trusted that He would provide someone. After all, this wasn't just a desire, it was a need. I couldn't afford to pay more in rent, and I'm pretty sure He's not a big fan of credit cards. I've recommitted to being a good steward of my finances, to trust Him, to not buy too many dresses and nice dinners and then say "Help!" and revert to the Visa. So I was confident He'd bring someone along. It wasn't hard to be; He's always orchestrated everything else in my life.

It wasn't hard to trust Him until yesterday. Yesterday I realized I was down to the wire. EB moves out on Tuesday which is less than a week away. So I panicked. I cried at my desk. I advertised on Craigslist again (in addition to several church classified sites) and emailed back and forth with several girls.

Last night, two girls stopped by. They were both great and seemed very interested. I'm going to pray about it and extend an 'offer' tomorrow. I know that the right person will want to take it.

I'm so relieved that I can get on that plane tonight and not be stressed. God is so faithful!


pinksundrops said...

Isn't it hard to trust and pray when it gets down to the wire like that? I think He wants us to take the action and then trust Him for the rest, like you did, and He ends up pulling us through. Too many times I've just not bothered to take action and have fallen back on the Visa and we are waaayy past the wire. I'm trying not to fall back on the Visa one step at a time and take the action I need to and trust Him for the rest, but DANG it's hard.

Jenni Lynn said...

Your situation is in my prayers, I know that God will find the perfect girl!

Heather said...

Good luck.

Where you going?

Stacey said...

I will say a prayer for you, too!

Anne said...

Yes it always works out, when you trust Him!