In re-reading the most recent post I put up last week, I am thinking that God did just that. He kept two people that he already has. I don't mean to sound too terribly dramatic, but Carter and I were in a fairly serious car accident last week that totaled our Durango. It was Thursday. Yes, the snow day! At the time, school was only on a two-hour delay, but I still have to be there at 8:00. On my way, I got into a rut on the highway (the slush/ice/snow was about 3 inches thick on the road and none of the snow plows had been through yet), I was forced to the opposite side of the highway, where I hit a tree planted on the slope of an embankment and then the Durango flopped over on the passenger side. (Boy was I glad then that I have always put Carter's seat in the middle of the back seat. Otherwise, he would have been on the passenger side and then... I don't even want to think about it!) Once I figured out how to get out of my seat belt, and after I knew that Carter was ok, I began the tedious task of searching for my cell phone. If you've ever been in a wreck, you know that everything in the back seat ends up in the front seat and everything in your purse (or any other nook & cranny in your car) ends up on the floor, everything in one big disheveled mess. Once I found my phone, discovered to my frustration that Jeremy had not yet turned his phone on, I realized that there was no way Carter and I were getting out without help. Sidenote: That's a pretty scary feeling - you are already disoriented because of the wreck and then you find out you are literally stuck in an overturned vehicle at the mercy of some good samaritan. Thankfully, it was not long after that our good samaritan stopped and helped Carter and I out. After I had called my boss, tried to call my husband again, stood there standing on the passenger window to see out of the back door and cried for a few minutes, I finally pulled myself together long enough to not-so-gracefully hoist myself out of the overturned vehicle.
For When You Feel Unseen
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