I dislike receiving a large, unexpected bill, knowing I must call the company and see if or what can be done about it.

As a widow, do things like that bother you? It often over whelms me.

What do I do? I put it in my bill file folder and start praying. Then I make myself call and explain any circumstances they are unaware of, listen to their instruction, and try to follow it.

When I received a bill for a procedure that I thought my insurance covered, I called, took their advice, and talked to my Dr’s nurse.

After I connected the nurse with the financial office, they resolved it for me.

Another time I received a car insurance bill which showed my rate had increased and they wanted the total payment. It shocked me, but when I called, they worked with me.

The answers aren’t always in my comfort zone. Sometimes they are complicated, and I must wait for due process, others are easily solved.

During all those times, I need to remember, God knows everything. Therefore, He knows the details of my life.

He knew the location before He sent Peter and John to prepare for the Passover. When they asked, where? The Lord told them to follow a man with a pitcher of water. Go into the house, and say, “The Master saith unto thee, Where is the guest chamber, where I shall eat the Passover with my disciples?” (Luke 22:11).

He also knows beforehand what I need, He understands, and He cares, but He wants me to ask.

What a privilege I have as a widow, to be able to bring my issues to the Lord.