Picking Up Speed

Coincidence is God’s way of remaining anonymous.

My sponsor said that to me after I told her about all of the coincidences that started happening in my life once I came to believe.

I think that prior to that time, my eyes were just closed. I say that because—looking back—I’m finally able to recognize God’s little nudges and prior attempts to get my attention when I was in desperate need of help but didn’t know (or believe) that it was HIM that I should turn to.

One thing I’ve never mentioned is that some years ago, I lost my jeep. It quit running and I was in no condition, mentally OR financially, to have it repaired. I had NO business driving back then anyway, if you know what I mean, so I have to wonder if that was actually one of those anonymous blessings.

Anyway, I received a text from my best friend. We grew up together and she’s like a sister to me. She and her husband were talking about me over dinner when her husband made a wild suggestion. For a minute, I thought I was going to fly right out of the seat of those pants that I fly by!

It came from so far out of left field that I never saw it coming. I think the ball actually hit me on the back of the head, because I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn’t dreaming. They knew nothing about my prayers for a car, but they randomly, and quite unexpectedly, offered me their old car.

I get to pick it up in a few days!

I’m not sure about you, but I suspect that there may be a little note waiting for me when I get inside….

You’re on your way child. Enjoy the journey, remain faithful, and don’t look back.

Eternally yours,



  1. That’s just full of good stuff there.

    Funny so this weekend first tlme in my life i drove a jeep! I had a choice of 3 cars and thought. Keep why not im in open country. Let’s do a jeep. Also turns out its the car my son wants to own.
    Anyways I didn’t know your jeep story. And a new ride! That’s great opens thjngs up a bit.

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    1. Wait. What?! There’s something I haven’t told you about myself?! Incredible. Jeeps are cool. Your son has good taste! I hope you had a great visit, I think I saw some pics pop up. Love you to the moon! were you using talk to comment?? 😉 just kidding. xoxo


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