You know the saying time flies when you’re having fun…. I can officially vouch for the truth of this statement. A month never went by so quickly like it did with our Christmas holiday–first in Maryland and then in Iowa. Christmas is one of my favorite holidays and I cherish the traditions as well as the reunion with family and friends. Needless to say, the trip to the US was a sweet, sweet time.
Now we’re back!
Our trip back to Haiti was challenging–but proof that God provides. We missed our second flight from Omaha to Chicago, apparently the plane thought it was too cold to travel (just like most of it’s passengers) and we arrived at the airport as our plane was leaving. But God provides because American Airlines graciously came through and gave us food vouchers and not one, but two, hotel rooms.
The next day we had an early flight out and arrived at our final destination (Haiti) right on time! Our driver, who we’ll call Stop and Go, because that’s basically what he did the ENTIRE four hour drive home, got us safely home by 8:30 pm.
I say all of this to say that God is faithful in the small things. He provides for us, down to food vouchers and hotel rooms. He provides for our needs when we don’t even recognize them as needs. He provides granola bars and words of encouragement from family and friends. He protects us, provides for us, and leads us–even in an airport. We can have full confidence that the Lord will provide, in all areas of our life, as we trust in Him. Do you have that confidence?
“Who provides food for the raven,
When its young ones cry to God,
And wander about for lack of food?” Job 38:41
The answer? Our Mighty and Powerful, God.