My Provider

I’m a H.O.T. (Honest, Open & Transparent) person.  Sometimes it’s not a great quality because I tend to share TMI (Too Much Information) and sometimes I fear I come across as too blunt or potentially harsh.  I also laugh at myself frequently.  I’m a klutz.  I’ve accidentally stabbed myself with a meat fork while walking to a grill.  I’ve walked directly into metal door frames that separate two glass doors.  The list goes on and on with all the injuries and embarrassment I’ve endured due to my klutziness.

I’m a peculiar person – I like loops.  When I run errands or go somewhere I like to make a loop.  For some reason, it bothers me to back track.  It’s the same in stores, I write my list in the order of the store because I don’t want to back track.  When stores change their layout’s it really bothers me.  My exercise of choice is walking.  I have several walking loops. I have my 3-mile loop, 4-mile loop and 5-mile loop.  Depending on the day I go on one of these loops.  Last week I was on my 5-mile loop.  This loop is a beautiful loop with a perfect combination of tranquil neighborhoods and nature.  On about mile three, nature called.  I hoped and thought I could surely hold it, however, my body wasn’t getting the message that I wanted to make it home to go.  Side note, I’m a princess when it comes to toilet paper.  I like Charmin!  In Cameroon there wasn’t Charmin, but I did find toilet paper that passed my softness test and it was expensive, but in my mind money well spent.  Here I am in the middle of my walk, in nature by a small creek and I’ve got to go.  I was trying to convince myself I just couldn’t go in the woods because I didn’t have toilet paper.  As I’m slowly walking at this point contemplating what to do, I saw a strand of toilet paper.  This strand was long, it was clean (it looked like remnants from someone tee peeing a tree), it was dry – no dew  and it was Charmin.  Thank you, Lord for providing even the simplest, yet necessary things in my life.

“And this same God who takes care of me will supply all your needs from his glorious riches…” Phil 4:19


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7 Responses to My Provider

  1. Pop-pop says:

    God does provide – and princess or not, when you “gotta go, you gotta go”. That is just too funny.

  2. Rosalie says:

    God surely has a humorous way of reminding, doesn’t he? — He is our faithful provider. Thanks for sharing 🙂

  3. MawMaw says:

    Oh the stories I could tell, but won’t, for fear your next blog will be a story you and David could tell about a walk with the three of us. You’re right that God supplies our needs. (I’ll bring you a pocket pack of Kleenex to keep in your jacket, hon.)

  4. Lisa says:

    You are the HOTEST girl I know!! I love that you share an absolutely hilarious story -along with HOT you are also BRAVE!. Thanks for keeping me laughing. 🙂

  5. Denise says:

    DeAnna, I love your hotness!

  6. Barbara says:

    Thanks for the biggest laugh of my day. I know God provides….and sometimes with a great sense of humor.

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