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The word today at Kate Matoung’s is protection.  That has the thoughts really going through my head this morning ,so I don’t know where this five-minute  prompt is going to lead me, but here goes.

Protection of me and my family.  I can share so many stories of God’s protection.

  • A son coming breach – bottom first.  Would he have lived years ago had it not been for God’s protection, and an x-ray showing the doctor’s why he was not coming after many hours of labor.
  • A daughter who was born nine-weeks early because I had toxemia, weighing in at 2 pounds and six ounces.  The doctor’s said we both might not make it, but God protected us both, and told my husband to prepare for two funerals.
  • A car accident on I-20 where a motor home pulled into our little car back when kids were not in car seats.  My daughter was about five.  We were moving a friend back who had gone thru a recent divorce in MS.  We were at about Ruston, LA and had stopped for snacks.  The guys were ahead in a rented moving truck.  We got back in the car and I guess she was so excited she did not fasten her seat belt.  The motor home crossed lanes and plowed into us pushing us in front of him and headed back down the second line the wrong way.  I know without a doubt God was protecting us that day.  I remember thinking not this way God.  We spun off the interstate into the median which was muddy and caused us to spin and spin and stop instead of crossing to the other side of the highway.

I thank Him for His constant protection.  I thank Him for saving us from what could have happened.  I thank Him for His swiftness in changing what could have been very different stories.  Who am I to be so loved?

 I thank Him for protection of our country as I pause and give thanks this week for freedom.  May He shine His grace on us as we enter this blessed time to pause and remember Independence Day.  Want to know more about it.  I did some research some time ago and blogged about Independence Day here.

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19 Responses to “Protection”

  1. MaryHill July 1, 2016 at 11:26 am #

    He is a great protector. Thanks for sharing your uplifting stories of key times He protected your family and you.

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 1, 2016 at 1:53 pm #

      Thanks Mary. It’s always good to go back and praise Him for all He has done.

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  2. Ifeoma Samuel July 1, 2016 at 12:49 pm #

    Thank God for for His Divine protection over you and your family.
    God bless you Deborah

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 1, 2016 at 1:52 pm #

      Thank you Ifeoma. He goes before and after us keeping His loving hand protecting us.

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  3. Carolina Cisneros July 1, 2016 at 3:16 pm #

    Thank you, Jesus, for your protection. Great #FMF today. Have a blessed weekend, friend. xxx

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 5, 2016 at 11:37 pm #

      Thank you Carolina for stopping by to visit.

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  4. welloiledlifeblog July 1, 2016 at 3:33 pm #

    And people say miracles don’t happen today…

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 5, 2016 at 9:33 am #

      I’ve seen so many miracles. Life is a miracle. Thank you for stopping by.

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  5. lynnjsimpson July 3, 2016 at 9:38 am #

    Wow, that spinning must have been scary! Glad you were protected in all these ways!

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 5, 2016 at 8:40 am #

      It was very scary Lynn. I won’t ever forget God’s mercy and protection that day.

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  6. Andrew Budek-Schmeisser July 3, 2016 at 3:28 pm #

    No matter what, we’re safe in God’s Hand all the time…and you illustrated this beautifully. Thank you! 🙂

    #1 at FMF this week.

    http://blessed-are-the-pure-of-heart.blogspot.com/2016/06/your-dying-spouse-175-protecting-who.html

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 5, 2016 at 8:39 am #

      It’s true Andrew we are safe in His hands all the time. He covers us.

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  7. MmrliRuddy July 4, 2016 at 7:15 am #

    Especially during recent events in our country and abroad protection is an important theme to be reminded of. Thank you for sharing

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 6, 2016 at 7:52 pm #

      Yes for sure. Thank you for stopping by.

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  8. The Year Of The Daffodil July 8, 2016 at 5:10 pm #

    Wow, God is so good. They must have been really frightening times for you and your family, I love it how God shows us how faithful and trustworthy he is through the truly hard times and how he holds us through them. Thanks for sharing.

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 8, 2016 at 9:55 pm #

      There were frightening times, but He is faithful and I give Him the glory.

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  9. CtryMouseCitySpouse (@CntryMseCitySps) July 11, 2016 at 7:27 am #

    What miraculous stories, Debbie!! Truly there are miracles in every day. I know I take life for granted sometimes, but I feel blessed each day to be given it. Thanks for the beautiful stories of God’s protection in your life.
    *Hugs*

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 11, 2016 at 2:17 pm #

      Thank you. It’s a miracle just waking up each day.

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