Tuesday, August 30, 2011

God's Timing~

Praise God!!  Tom got the phone call~ he got the job!  What an answer to prayer; we are just praising the Lord.  To hear the excitement in my husbands voice...to know that Austin will be able to go the doctor....it is a brand new start for our family.  God's timing is perfect~ it has been a long, hard and difficult road but!  God enabled us to: see grandma to her homecoming....spend the last several years being there for my father...God allowed us to be here when he finally called my father into his heavenly rest.  I have asked God why? so many times through the last several years....but!  He always provided what we needed  when we needed it.....he always sustained me; he never failed us.  Thank you Lord for your provision for our family!

Saturday, August 27, 2011


It has been an eventful week here in South Florida~ we really dodged a horrible storm and for that we are extremely grateful.  Last major hurricane here in 2004 destroyed our home so....needless to say the kids hear hurricane coming and they get very nervous; especially my Gabby.  Just praying for all those who will feel the effect of this storm.  Tom spoke briefly yesterday with Ikon and due to Irene; there was no meeting...so no answer.  He told Tom that they would make a decision no later than Tuesday~ my goodness waiting is hard but this gives us more time to take care of things in preparation should he get the position.  God is in control and it is all good.  His provision continues and once again ; I am thankful. His mercies are new every morning and he is faithful~

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Tomorrow is the day~

Tomorrow is the day~  we will be finding out if they would like Tom for a position....these past several weeks have been difficult.  We are new to this process and it is one long...process for sure!  Turns out they would prefer Tom to go to Roanoke , Virginia.  We just want a job....so wherever the Lord puts us we are ready to go.  Of course we are thinking about the particulars at this point...how will we buy the plane ticket....get the car up there....where will he live....lots of things running around our thoughts but~ I know that if this is the Lord's will ; he will make a way.  The thought of having health insurance again~ which is so needed at this point with Austin's health is something which we would be so thankful for...beyond words.  So I feel like a child getting ready for the first day of school~ don't know if I will sleep tonight :) but I know that whatever happens; God has a plan.

Saturday, August 6, 2011


It appears Tom has a new job~  it is looking like we will be heading to West Virginia....the state capital , Charleston.  He is moving along in the employment process.  Several weeks ago I went online and started sending out his resume all over the country...and he got a hit from West Virginia....at first they approached him about a sales position with Ikon in the town of Beckley...and than as the process moved along and various higher-ups saw his resume...they offered him a sales manager position for the eastern portion of the state...with eight employees underneath him!  Can't begin to even say how this has put a spring in his step~  I have been praying and asking the Lord just to give him a job where he can use his skills....where he would be appreciated....a job anywhere....so I am thankful beyond measure.  So the next step is for him to fly up and see the facilities and meet them and look at the contract....and if all goes well they would like him to start in September.  He would go up first as we are in a lease and than I would visit and we would look for a place to live.   Amanda knows and we are not sure if she will be going along~ she wanted to attend college here and work at our church....we have not told Gabby or Austin.  I know that they both will have a harder time....Gabs is just really starting to come into her own....and we've been in our church for twenty years.....but I know that if God makes this possible; he will make a way...with a church and friends...and a home.  It is a big step for our family...but God will make a way.  It will enable us for the first time in years to be able to not worry about finances and this is a big thing...it will afforded us the ability to do things as a family...for the kids to have activities again...and it will give us the much needed health insurance I have been praying for so we can get Austie well~  I believe it is a Godsend....so we'll know for sure in the next week...and I continue to pray.