Monday, June 29, 2015
MARILYN HAS SOMETHING TO SAY AND ELMER DOES, TOO
This all started when the fule pump went on the car. The garage man and I were talking about the car getting repaired. It is 18 years old and I didn't have the money. Elmer, hearing about my car, said I should ask on New York State of Mind to which I said I couldn't do that. The garage man and I got to a point we were even talking about junking the car. But looking at the price of used cars today, I had to save this car. Of course working on the car, they ran into other problems do to the cars age. Bill came to over $1,000.00. A friend of mine and her husband loaned me $500.00 to get the repaired car back from the garage, but I still own the garage $500.00 more. The garage man told me my car needed a new tie rod, which he hadn't put on because he didn't want to run up the bill.
When the starter went, that really got me upset. Back to the garage. I also asked when the tie rod would go and garage man said it could last for a while - it could go tomorrow, so I had a new one put on. Bill for everything, this time, over $600.00 and he wants $300.00 before I can have the car.
From the start with the first car problems, I am praying asking the Lord what to do. How was I going to pay the bill much less get the car out. Elmer said to ask on New York State of Mind. I said no. You gave so much when Jean asked for gas money last year, which by the way I still have some of, and I couldn't ask again.
Elmer and I went back and forth. Elmer said to put it in the Lord's hands. I said I had. He said no I hadn't or I would put in on New York State of Mind. To make a long story short, we went around on this. I know we have messages back and forth. You come and see our posts, but you don't know me. We haven't all met in person. We feel like family and we've know each other but still .... I came up with all sorts. Elmer kept telling me trust. If God wants me to have the money He will give it to me,, if He doesn't He won't, but I have to ask first and trust. I would get a blessing and the people that gave would get blessings. Still I said no.
My panic attack got so bad, I thought I would have to go to the hospital. I called Jean and asked her if I could tell Michael how to get to New York State of Mind if I went in the hospital so you would know I wouldn't be putting posts on. After checking with Bishop Joseph, she said okay. I gave it to Michael who promised never to use it except in emergency. Michael is the only one in their family who it not baptized and knows how to use a computer.
I didn't go to the hospital, but some how Elmer found out Michael could get on here. Elmer, Anna, Jean, David and Michael got together and decided to put on Elmer's Friday letter without telling me until it was on. They checked with Bishop Eli and Bishop Joseph to make sure it was all right. Elmer told Michael what to say and he put it on the computer. Then Elmer called me up and told me to get on New York State of Mind and trust the Lord. He hung up. So that is how this all happened.
So again, I thank you all so much. You are all in my prayers. You are an answer to my prayers.
Blessings to you and yours,
I also thank you all for your prayers and donations on Marilyn's car. I told her trust and when she did the Lord came through all of you either prayer wise or financial wise or both. When I found out Michael knew how to get on here, I considered Marilyn's problem an emergency. As Marilyn said, you can see who we spoke to before we did it.
The total in Marilyn's Pay Pal is $384.00 which is over what I asked for. Between the two bills for car repairs, the total is $1,600. to which she is paying both the garage and her friends she owes the money, too. If, after praying, you would like to make a donation Marilyn's Pay Pal is firstname.lastname@example.org Please do not give money that you need for your own needs, or would cut your short or you can not afford it. Do not feel bad if you can not contribute, your prayers are more important than money.
Trust God's Wisdom,
UPDATE NOON 6/29/15
Again both Marilyn and I thank you for prayers and financial help. Of course, we thank and praise the Lord.
The garage said he will send her a bill this week showing the bills, what we paid and the balance. But here is our records. The balance she owned the garage was $1070.21. When she went to get the car she paid $400.00 which if we figured right, should leave a balance of $670.21. Someone sent a check which Marilyn deposited in her checking account until tomorrow.
So to make a long story short, we have a balance in PayPal and the check for a total of $159.12. When the bill comes, we are going to give it to Edward to make sure the garage calculations and our calculations are correct and match. Edward does taxes and keeps books now along with the family farming.
Also Marilyn borrowed from a friend to get her car out of the garage the first time. This too has to be paid back.
Also, Marilyn, checked with the garage on the 12 1/2 per cent interest. It is not monthly as I previous said. He said if he did that, no one would come to his service station. It is 12 1/2 per cent interest per annum. I do not keep the books at our house, Anna does.
So again, we thank you so very much and Praise the Lord.
Trust God's Wisdom,
UPDATE: June 29 4:28 PM
First of all, I again want to thank you from my heart. I really appreciate all your prayers and finances. It has taken a load off my mind. It is so kind of all of you. I thank and praise God for all He has given me. Elmer said to leave my Pay Pal on in case others want to donate, but if they do, I think they can look on today's and Elmer's previous post to get it. I don't want to ask too much.
I plan on putting on some yard sales and getting rid of some of the things in my apartment There is so much in here I don't use and don't need. What is the saying: One man's junk is another man's treasure. That should bring in some money to pay the rest of the bills - if it ever stops raining on Saturday here.
Tomorrow will be a different post. Wednesday is Jean's recipe. Jean and I were trying to decide if it is one we had on before or not. I am not sure if I will have something on every day as I don't have a lot of pictures. Jean or Elmer or Anna will be on Friday. They haven't decided which one, yet. I will have something on Saturday for the 4th of July.
God Bless You,