A match made in heaven

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by keeperofthehearth, Jan 22, 2008.

  1. O.K. guys Ah, says, It wer providential, yep, proviiidential! [​IMG] A match made in heaven.
    My DH and I went out Sat. eve. We were headed out to meet a bunch of new people(for me) and I am not always really good at that. Makes me anxious. [​IMG] But for my DH's sake I smile , try to sound up and have a decent attitude about this venture. So, while on the drive there I pray. " Please let me find just one person Lord that I can feel comfortable talking to. You know talk to them about chickens or critters. Something simple and fun." We arrive, I start helping with kitchen duites, get introduced around as people show up. O.K. we're fine here. Introduced to Margo and by way of conversation I pipe up and say something like " Hi, I'm Barb and I'm into chickens. I belong to a forum called BYC, BackYard Chickens, have you heard of it?" [​IMG] Well, she LOVES chickens also!
    Over the course of the eve, between what we were suppose to be about etc., she mentions that she lost 6 of her 10 chickens while they were on vacaction. She sure missed them but she didn't want to order 25 or more etc. etc. We talked about ways she might get a few chicks this spring: Farm Store, a few of mine if I hatched some, the regular things. She said she was interested in a few Buff Orpingtons and she really wanted an EE/Amerucana.
    The next morning at church during the morning greeting I happened to ssk a friend of mine how her chickens were doing with the cold shap we were in. She just laughed but after services were over came over and shared with me that they had a fox get into the chicken coop & were down to 2 Buff Orpingtons and one Amerucana. Would I be interested in them since they would like to start fresh & otherwise her DH was going to butcher them. Sure I said, we could take them [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]. Iquickly thought of Margo( though I was tempted, yep I sure was, to take them myself), if fact we had a friend who was just looking for a few girls . We emailed Margo as soon as we got home and she and her DH called us that eve. They were soooo excited! Who would'da thunk that her sweet desire for a few fluffy chickie girls would be answered so quickly! And the breeds she wanted also. Her chickens were even the same age as the new ones. [​IMG] My friend was able to bring them over to us Monday night and we then ran them over to Margo & John's. It was already dark and their chickens were already roosting but they had a heat lamp on. We brought the girls in and John put some food out. Their roo and girls jumped down from the roost and joined the three we brought and just happily started softly talking to each other and eating dinner together. It was as if they had always been together! There might have been just one or two soft pokes as the new girls joined in but that's it. WOW!!!!! Margo emailed us this afternoon and told us the chickens were getting along famously! Just as if they had been friends forever! Oh, it just touches my soul and brings tears to my eyes. God even cares for our little chicken friends & our silly desire for them. How good is that! How Good is He!
    Just wanted to share. Thank you for reading!!!
  2. buckbeak

    buckbeak Songster

    May 27, 2007
    Morgantown, PA
    So nice, thanks for sharing!
  3. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    Wow, thats GREAT! Sounds like it all worked out, like it was planned from the gitgo! HE sure works in mysterious ways hu???
  4. Yup! HE sure does Deb. Things like this just keep you going esp. when things may have been rough for awhile but still amazes me every time. I hope I never ever take HIS providence for granted. I love being a part of the "happy story" though. [​IMG]
  5. AhBee01

    AhBee01 Songster

    Nov 7, 2007
    yo. ohio
    That's awsome!
  6. lurky

    lurky Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    Thats so sweet. They all missed their flock enough to take the newbies in as family [​IMG]
  7. cockadoodlemom

    cockadoodlemom Songster

    Feb 25, 2007
    [​IMG] Thats great! [​IMG] God is Awesome [​IMG]
  8. Scrambled Egg

    Scrambled Egg Flock Mistress

    Aug 29, 2007
    Fayetteville, NC
    Very lucky for sure for those chickens! It is funny how things really do 'happen for a reason'!! [​IMG]
  9. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    He always has a plan. [​IMG]

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