May 5. Not just another holiday. I didn't see what was coming ahead on this day for me. I don't believe anyone can see when drastic things come there way. At times, it comes in a blink. I woke up this morning, thanking God. I read his word, 2 Corinthians 2. God spoke to me about how sneaky Satan is & how we should not allow him to outsmart us. Then I decided to get some exercise by roller blading. So I put on my headphones & went down a couple blocks. I didn't know that the next block was when ill be a target. So as I went down the bike lane, I saw a black dog in the middle of a yard about 30 feet away. He was coming towards me. I was thinking of outrunning it, but I knew I wouldn't be able to. It was one of those moments when you pause & everything goes very slow. The only weapon I was acne to use were my skates. I lifted my right leg & I aim on his mouth as it ran up to me. Then, in just a blink the sound of a car hitting its brakes was detected by my left ear. As I turned slightly to see the car, I was hit on the left side of my body sending me into a 360 flip. I Landed on my back. Everything went black for a moment. Then I got up & saw the car stopped as well as the dog leave. I noticed the rear view mirror from the drivers side was completely torn off. There were broken pieces everywhere. As I stumbled to there car, I then kneeled back down because of the pain on my lower back & the daze on my head. It was one of those moments where you ask yourself a question even though you already know the answer, "did this just happened to Me?" The couple came out there vehicle. They ended up taking me home where then I was taken to the hospital. I prayed & praised God. I couldn't keep my mouth shut. Even though pain was present, my thankful heart was also present for still being alive. I remember add I entered the hospital, the security asked me if I catteries any weapons or shaped objects. I remember telling him, "my only protection on God." They placed me in a room. I raised my hands & sang, "how great is our God." God saved me. You could say from death. If I would of taken one now step back as I was attacked by that dog, I would of Got hit by the front of the car instead of the rear view mirror. Satan wanted me dead but God said no! As I was in the hospital, I heard a man screaming in pain, I saw a woman curled up in a ball shaking. I thought to myself, I could of been in a worse condition. The x-rays snowed nothing broken in me. How could I not thank God? I was in the hospital for about 45 min. God said, "this isn't where you belong." my family came to see me even my pastors. Thank you Lord for them. Thank you for everything. I grabbed a sense of what Paul & Silas feels as they got flogged with whips then thrown into a dungeon. Despite how they felt & the place there where in, they still praised God & sang songs. Then God immediately took them out of that dungeon where they didn't belong (Acts 16:22-26). Many could not believe that I was hit by a car & still be how I am. However, im still alive because God has a plan for my life & he still isn't done with me
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