With reference to my blog of yesterday  https://noelene2014.com/2015/06/04/stop-drop/ 

This morning we arrived at the ‘STOP & DROP’ zone to find a car parked in the middle of two parking spaces which meant that one could not park at the back or the front of the car!  No driver in sight!

I thought God was giving me a chance to redeem myself so I mentioned that I was going to park and wait for the driver to come out and then ‘politely’ ask them whether they could read and did they know that the sign said ‘STOP & DROP’  and would they like me to explain to them exactly what that entailed?  My older daughter was horrified.  I informed her I was being facetious but that I was going to wait and inform the person it was a ‘STOP & DROP’ zone.  I would be polite.

She informed me that there was no way I could say something like that politely!  That answer just proved that she knows me too well!

I remembered God’s words of the day before that this was an opportunity to

“practice self-control and not allow others to determine my attitude and reactions”

and so, much to the relief of the older daughter, I calmly drove off.

I have been regretting it ever since!


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About Noelene

I am a child of God's. I am also a writer. Mother Teresa once said "I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God who is sending a love letter to the world". My objective is to be one of God's love letters to the world. I can only achieve this through His grace at work in my life.
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5 Responses to ‘STOP & DROP’ SAGA CONTINUES…

  1. Susan Winter says:

    Oh my goodness Noel, you made my day!! I have been chuckling out loud over this!!! And you didn’t ruin the other driver’s day in the process either…

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Andy Oldham says:

    Hahaha! I wonder just how many of your followers have seen themselves, as I have, in this same situation. Thanks for sharing this. Self-control is very hard sometimes 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    • Noelene says:

      That it is Andy and something God is trying very hard to instill in me by constantly giving me opportunities to ‘practice’ self-control!
      Thank you for reading and commenting.
      Much appreciated.


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