I think that we would be better off without cars. Can we go back to horse and buggy? I mean, horses will automatically produce new horses, and so when one breaks down, you can move on to a new one...although I don't think I'd have the heart to shoot the old one.
I would be glad right now, though, to shoot the van. Many of you know the feeling. You're still paying for a vehicle and then it something goes wrong with it, and the cost to fix it is several months worth of payments. Never mind all the days it has worked, the days it doesn't work make you wish you could just get rid of it and get a new one. It's frustrating.
That's where we are with the van right now. It's at Ryburn's, since 2 of the parts it needed are only available from a dealer, and it's got to be fixed, since it's hard to live without one. Hopefully it will be ready Wednesday, if they can get the parts from their warehouse in time to get it fixed. (For what it's costing, they can take the parts off a new one. Or unscrew the radiator cap and screw a new engine and van underneath it, and we'll be even.)
It's disturbing how easily I got frustrated by this. God is so much bigger, but I get bogged down by the details. Somehow I get disconnected between God being the God of chariots and horses and not being God of horseless carriages. He is greater than all of this. I'll address how He's working in this in another post.
The occasional thoughts of an ordinary man serving an extraordinary God. Come with me as we learn, teach, and laugh along the way.
Monday, August 4, 2008
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