Posts Tagged ‘stroke of luck’

Just a Lucky Car-incidence?

March 2, 2011

I love stories where two people inexplicably come together at just the right time in a way that defies logic. Case in point: This story by Elizabeth Pettigrew of Germanton, North Carolina, which was featured in a Guideposts e-letter. Click here to sign up for Guideposts‘ free Mysterious Ways newsletter. You’ll also be able to download a free e-book, Mysterious Ways: 9 Inspiring Stories That Show Evidence of God’s Love and God’s Grace.

I had to pay off a loan but where was the money going to come from?

I lay in bed one sleepless night tossing and turning. For months now I’d been trying to figure out how to pay off a personal loan of three thousand dollars. The only thing I could come up with was selling my ’98 Volvo station wagon since I no longer needed it. But I hadn’t had any luck with a buyer.

Now here it was past midnight and I knew I wasn’t going to sleep a wink, what with worrying. Lord, I begged, please help. I need to sell my car. But even prayer didn’t give me peace. I lay there wide awake, watching the time go by. Around 1:30 am my phone rang. I looked at the caller ID. (more…)