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Reeses and I - The Waiting Game



Wait on the Lord; be of good courage, and He shall strengthen your heart; Wait, I say, on the Lord!
                                                                                                                                       Psalm 27:13





I always prayed to God about getting a puppy. I never gave up even after a few years had passed by, I just kept thanking Him in advance. Then one day we got a call that this young lady was selling Chihuahuas. So my mom and I went to her house and picked out our puppy, we even named him. We couldn't bring him home yet, because he had not been weaned from his mother. We had to wait a few weeks to bring our new puppy home.
The lady called us a week after we had been there and said that we could get our puppy. My mom and I knew that it was too early to bring him home and she only wanted the money. So my mom told her we wouldn't be getting the puppy, it was just too early to bring home.
I was so close to getting a puppy, but I didn't get upset. I just started thanking God for a puppy for our family. A couple more years past and one day when my mom was at work one of her co-workers was talking about a woman she knew that was giving away mix breed puppies. My mom’s friend was disappointed that she had not gotten one. My mom was like “I wish you told me about them”. The co-worker called the woman to see if there were any puppies left and there was one still there. Two days later my mom and her friend went to pick up the puppy at the woman’s house. I got my new mix breed (Beagle & Chihuahua mix) and I named him Reeses. He has light and dark brown fur like a Reeses butter cup. The main message I’m sharing here is never give up on your prayers. After you pray start thanking God and have patience. I know it won’t be easy but just trust God and you will get your prayers answered.
I still thank God for blessing me with Reeses, I never stop thanking Him. We should always be thankful for our blessings, even before we actually get them! 

Comments

  1. Positive affirmation, I really agree and I love the post. What a cute little doggie. :)

    I found you on the No Rules Blog Hop and I'm your latest follower.
    Merry Christmas!

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  2. Awe, your puppy is the cutest :) You're so right, never stop believing in the power of prayer. That puppy is with you now for a reason! Thanks for linking up at the Super Sunday Sync...following your blog now, too! Merry Christmas girlie!

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  3. Merry Christmas to you guys also!!!

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  4. Hi Lovely, I'm your new follower from Blog Hop.
    Love your awesome blog & your adorable puppy. Feel free to check out & follow my blog @ www.revampspunkyrena.com
    xoxo
    Rena

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  5. So true - we should never give up hope, things may not happen in our ideal timing but they always work out for the best. Reeses is one cute pup! Thanks for stopping by my blog :)

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  6. Awww...he's a cutie! God is faithful in in the smallest of things. Following from the GFC Collective bloghop. Have a Merry Christmas!

    Michell
    http://www.prowessandpearls.blogspot.com

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  7. I love puppies! Thanks for linking up with us at the gfc collective! I am following back!

    Sarahjane @ just the two of us

    sjdmiller.blogspot.com

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  8. Well Reeses is so adorable and well worth the wait!! Following you back! Come on and link up at the Aloha Friday Blog Hop this week too!! It just launched. http://www.whatjeanlikes.com/2012/12/aloha36.html

    Aloha,

    Jean

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