Tuesday, March 18, 2008

It's All My Fault!

Today on a MI 8 lane highway, I pulled out in front of someone. I didn't see a white cargo van coming my way, and the front part of our Lincoln was hit with tremendous force. Amber and I are fine. I should say, I'm VERY thankful Amber is fine, because if I would have pulled forward about two more feet, the impact would have been directly into the passenger's side, and I doubt she would still be with us. The people in the other vehicle are fine. Fortunately, both vehicles were older and of a larger size. As it was, most of the damage was done to the front part of our vehicle. The airbag exploded, and my door was jammed. The person who hit us, seemed to be of Arab descent... He came up and was hollering and pointing, and seemed very angry--- I guess he had reason to be. We apologized over and over again. His demeanor changed rather quickly. It shook us up quite badly, and we're starting to feel stiff and sore, but otherwise- we're just very grateful! I had asked Amber to drive when we left, she normally always does now. She said, "no" (for some reason). I'm so thankful that she wasn't driving. She has her permit, but will be eligible to get her license in a few weeks.

16 comments:

Anonymous said...

Leah,
I'm so glad you and Amber are ok. Bro. Miller preached Sunday morning at our church about interuptions in our lives. Certainly this is one. That's why we have alters where ever we make them. Trust every thing will turn out ok. I try to pray for you all every day.
Love, mom

Denise said...

Oh my! I'm glad you are all OK!

Tamra said...

Glad you weren't hurt! Don't you just love when people yell during situations like that? Like you did it on purpose!

Sarah said...

Leah,

So thankful you and Amber are ok. We'll be praying for ya all.

Grammy said...

We are thanking the Lord that you are both ok!! I'm glad that Amber wasn't the one driving! Isn't it wonderful how the Lord watches over His own? We are praying that you won't be too sore. We love you!

Leah said...

Leah - so glad you are both ok! I know that must have been scary but glad God protected you both!!

Kathie said...

Sorry to hear about your accident!!! I'm so glad you all were not hurt. We pray for you all daily!
Love ya!

tacomom said...

I love that God watches out for us even when we don't have a clue :) So glad He was watching out for you!

Tara said...

So glad ya'll are okay....though I know first hand how sore you will be as the days progress. Did you have a doc check you and make sure that everything's all right? Thank the Lord for His protection.

Crystal said...

Leah, I'm so thankful you both are safe and sound. I'm so glad our God is so big that he can take care of all His children. I know that this was very scary for you. Hang in there. We love you all!!!!!
Crystal

Beth Stetler said...

Thank the Lord that it wasn't any worse! Take care of yourselves.

Rachel said...

Leah,
I'm so grateful that you'll are ok.

Karalynne said...

Mom told us tonight about your accident. Wow, that must have been very scary and traumatic! Having someone yelling at you certainly wouldn't have helped! Glad that you both are alright! Thank the Lord for His protecting hand!

urhis said...

Easter week can be extremely busy in a pastor's home without the trama of an accident. I trust the rest of your Easter Holiday will be much more relaxing. Thank the Lord for sparing both of you. You are so important to so many people.

Nathan and Tricia said...

So glad to hear you guys are ok!!! You'll be in my prayers over the next few days - you'll be very sore! :o)

Cheryl Watters said...

I am to glad you are OK and will just trust that the Lord supplies you with the right vehicle to replace the one you had. Thank the Lord you weren't a couple of feet further in the road. God is good ALL of the time.