GOD KNOWS JUST WHAT WE NEED
A woman was at work when she received a phone call that her daughter
was very sick with a fever. She left her work and stopped by the
pharmacy to get some medication for her daughter.
Upon returning to her car she found that she had locked her keys in
the car. She was in a hurry to get home to her sick daughter. She
didn’t know what to do, so she called her home and told the baby
sitter what had happened and that she did not know what to do.
The baby sitter told her that her daughter was getting worse. She
said, “You might find a coat hanger and use that to open the door.”
The woman looked around and found an old rusty coat hanger that had
been thrown down on the ground, possibly by someone else who at some
time or other had locked their keys in their car. Then she looked at
the hanger and said, “I don’t know how to use this.” So she bowed her
head and asked God to send her some help.
Within five minutes an old rusty car pulled up, with a dirty, greasy,
bearded man who was wearing an old biker skull rag on his head. The
woman thought, “This is what you sent to help me?” But, she was
desperate, so she was also very thankful.
The man got out of his car and asked her if he could help. She said,
“Yes, my daughter is very sick. I stopped to get her some medication
and I locked my keys in my car. I must get home to her. Please, can
you use this hanger
to unlock my car?”
He said, “Sure”. He walked over to the car, and in less than one
minute the car was opened.
She hugged the man and through her tears she said, “Thank You So Much!
You are a very nice man.”
The man replied, “Lady, I am not a nice man. I just got out of prison
yesterday. I was in prison for car theft and have only been out less
than 24 hours.”
The woman hugged the man again and with sobbing tears cried out loud,
“Oh, Thank you God! You even sent me a Professional!”
God may not always send us what we expect, but He will always send us
what we need. It’s up to us to have the wisdom to recognize the
difference and be thankful.