MY HUSBAND’S TRUCK

I wanted to share with you all how much God has blessed my husband these past few months.

My husband is what we call a “farming contractor”. That means that he travels all around our district working for farmers fixing and building things they can’t. Mostly he really enjoys his work and finds great pleasure in being able to fix something that someone else can’t.

He has, for the last 12 years had a twin cab Rodeo ute with a canopy on the back which has housed his tools.  This vehicle, for a fair while was also our family car taking us to church and town shopping. This Rodeo has done an amazing job and we have been really blessed by it, but the tools were all over the place and just not organised.

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At times this has been frustrating for my husband and of some difficulty when he can’t find things, unfortunately we didn’t have any money to buy him another vehicle.

One of our neighbours had this four wheel drive ute under some trees on his farm and our son bought it so that he could use the motor to replace the one in his ute (the vehicles are the same).

They then decided that it was too good a vehicle to just take the motor out and then trash the body so my husband decided that it would make a great work vehicle.  Our son bought this vehicle for $400.

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My husband with his ute, he has just finished putting in air bags so that the vehicle rides and carries the weight of his tools better.

It did sit here for quite a few months until we had enough cash to get a road worthy on it and there was very little work that needed to be done. It needed new windscreen wipers and some wiring fixing up and the spiders evicted and that was all.  This is quite amazing considering the 3 years it had sat under the trees at our neighbours place.

My husband bought the canopy at a clearing sale (farm sale) years ago and it has been sitting in the yard since we moved here about 5 years ago. It has canvas sides that roll back and brackets that take trays that slide in and out.

He has put everything in there and it looks great. It is all organised and in its place. It carries his generator and air compressor, he has a place to carry excess fuel, it is just fantastic.

It is so great to see him so excited about this vehicle and for no more than $700 he has gotten it on the road. This is amazing.

God cares about everything we do and everything we need, sometimes we just need to wait for Him to move and I suppose when you don’t have the money all you can do is wait, and guess what, it means even more then.

 

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12 thoughts on “MY HUSBAND’S TRUCK”

  1. Thank the dear Lord for providing this wonderful vehicle for your husband and family. It pays to wait on God. It isn’t the easiest thing to do, but, you are right, it makes it all the more sweeter, and we appreciate it more when we have waited for it. I trust God will bless this vehicle for you all and make it last for many, many years! Thank you for sharing your testimony…it was so encouraging!

    1. Hey there Cheryl, thank you for your kind comment and for stopping by. It is so wonderful to see God’s hand working in our lives, we are so blessed. Thanks and have a great week. Blessings

    1. It is so wonderful to know Kristi, that God cares for everything in our lives, and we don’t have anything except for the Grace of God. What a blessing to know also that He is in control. Thank you for your comment and for stopping by and for celebrating with us. Blessings to you and have a great week.

  2. What a wonderful help for your husband’s work…. it will be nice to be able to access the tools and parts easier. I am thankful that God provided for your family in this way. 🙂

    1. Thank you for your lovely and encouraging comment. It is definitely easier for my husband and he is so thrilled with his truck. Thanks again for stopping by and blessing me. Have a great weekend. Blessings

  3. What a great blessing for your husband !!! I’ve found that God always provides. Everything looks like it has a place and that is handy when he goes to work. Rejoicing with you. Blessings.

    1. Thank you so much Rebecca for your kind comment and for rejoicing with us on how God has blessed us. You are so right God always provides for our needs. Have a great weekend. Blessings.

  4. The waiting is hard sometimes but I always appreciate everything more. So glad for your husband. Mine always says that if you have the right tools and they’re organized, you can fix things easier.

    Have a nice day!
    Mary

    1. Thank you so much Mary and you are so right, when we have to wait we appreciate everything more and yes if your tools are organised it is so much better. Thanks for stopping by. Blessings

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