Yesterday began like most! Got up, had a cup of hot tea, had devotion and prayer, no breakfast and the doorbell rang! It was one of my sweet DIL’s dropping off my favorite chocolate she had picked up while on a layover in Vegas. It was then I decided that maybe having chocolate for breakfast would give me the energy I needed for the day! And it did! Going into the kitchen to make two chocolate cream pies with whipped cream was next on my agenda so I went to work. A friend I had not seen in quite a long time was coming over in the afternoon for a visit and a piece of pie and I was thrilled we would have a chance to catch up after such a long time. But before I could finish the pies I received a phone call from another friend who I had not heard from in a while! We had the opportunity to just visit and it was just an encouraging conversation to me! After we finished talking, I finished the pies and put them in the fridge. One pie would be going to our 18 yr old grandson. Chocolate pie is his favorite and I had promised I’d make him one on Monday after he helped me hide eggs on Sunday for our young grandkids. About 3 in the afternoon, the precious friend who was coming over arrived and we quickly began to share what had been happening in our lives the last couple of years! While carrying on this interesting conversation, another friend texted and ask if she could stop by to pick up some ham! There was so much left over from Easter dinner and her husband has been in the hospital and rehab since December! So I had told her on Sunday to stop by when she wanted and take some of the ham and baked beans. Well now there are 3 of us and we are having a great time just laughing and catching up! Before we knew it it was 4:30 and the friend who arrived at 3 said “oh my gosh, I’m suppose to meet a friend at 4:30, let me text her and tell her it will be 4:45”. I said why don’t you just tell her to come on over here and have pie with us! So that’s what she did! I had not had that much fun in so long. It was just the most amazing day of sweet friends laughing and filling each other in on what our lives had been like the last couple of years! Some circumstances were hard struggles, some circumstances were just what the Lord had done for us! When they all left, I was on such a high from thinking of the goodness of God and how He gives us precious moments like these when our days seem so ho hum and routine! We had our fill of iced tea and pie and all of us had smiles on our faces and in our hearts, ever so grateful for friends that God had given to us! Sometimes the unexpected blessings are the best of all! When I tried to think of words to text each of them how thankful I was for each of the friendships, I couldn’t think of enough words other than just to say “thank you” for the very special day! I began then to think of sometimes how hard it is to find just just the right words to thank the Lord for all He does for us when no words seem enough! Am so so glad that one day we can see Him face to face and be able to tell Him we love Him and thank Him for all the unexpected blessings He showered upon us!
3 thoughts on “Unexpected Blessings”
What a blessing that day was for you. Happy memories.
I miss the times we had together.
So precious! And you are always the sweetest cook & hostess to bless everyone around you.
Sending you big hugs & praying for you & Randy.
Thank you so much!!!