Unlikely Martha

Building the House Episode 5

This week was a bit of an emotional roller coaster for me when it came to this entire process to date.

I’m about to ramble so stay with me.

The house is still not on the market. Again, I do not know why. I voiced my concern to my husband and he seems very nonchalant about it. I went to speak with the agent and she was on her way out. Told us to come back at a certain time and she was not there. On top of that we got news that we need to pay off a substantial amount of money on our debt to continue the loan process. It was a surprise but as usual I found it in me to thank God that we had the money to cover it and not be affected.

I’m losing sleep over this house not on the market thing because if we don’t get out of this house we don’t move and for some reason I seem to be the only one concerned. The short sale paperwork is moving and hopefully by next week we’ll be approved and assigned a negotiator. From there they said it will take about 60 days from the date we receive an offer to complete the process.

My husband keeps saying just let God work it out but on the other hand I can’t leave some things to chance but then I am being unfaithful I guess. I don’t know. I’m confused and at this point I have told myself that I will continue to document this journey. I am praying for the best and sort of expecting the worse to keep myself from being too disappointed if things don’t work out. However, in the pit of my stomach/being with the same fervor that I knew I was carrying a boy and then a girl before I was even told I have THAT feeling that we are building and will be living in our dream house.

So I continue with these posts.

No further movement on our lot at this time however the street lights have been put in.

There are currently two other homes being constructed and one already has a second story but I won’t show those pictures to keep it from being redundant when ours starts being  built.

*sigh* As you can tell I’m in a little funk about this. I don’t like not being able to see what’s coming but sometimes our best blessings are delivered when we don’t see the way.

I’ll just continue to pray and wait….I guess.

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    November 8, 2012 at 11:42 am

    I hate waiting and I need to be in control so I understand. Yes please keep with the post because at the end of the journey when you have that house you will see how far you have come. You’ll see how God works. I’m going to pray for y’all.
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    November 8, 2012 at 1:11 pm

    Prayers for sure. Keep your faith. I’m with hubs, God will work it out like he does all things.

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    November 8, 2012 at 1:29 pm

    “Yield now and be at peace with Him; thereby good will come to you.” Job 22:21
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    November 8, 2012 at 5:41 pm

    I’ll be praying for you and the whole family through this process. I know ho frustrating it can be not to be able to see around a corner, or to know there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. But I really believe that God has something wonderful planned for you, and nothing and nobody can stop that. So just rejoice because you will have the victory! 🙂
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    November 8, 2012 at 9:25 pm

    Mimi, I have learned to LET GO AND LET GOD! Continue to pray and have faith! I will continue to keep you and your family in my prayers! Things will work out.
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    November 8, 2012 at 11:03 pm

    Sorry to hear that this whole house building process has you in a funk. I hope that everything with the short sale approval goes well. I would definitely fire the agent though. I don’t think you’re lacking faith by wanting to be proactive. Faith without works is dead.

    However, don’t let this process suck your happiness out. Continue to pray and move forward. God will work everything out in your favor. Sending up prayers for you guys.
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    November 9, 2012 at 10:32 am

    The short sale process is NO joke. My husband is a realtor and he has a client waiting to close on a short sale since MAY! I will say listen to your husband and Let GOD work it out. Because HE knows things that need to be completed on your behalf behind the scenes. Just keep doing what you are supposed to do and keep being grateful! You WILL be in your house SOON!
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    November 9, 2012 at 10:55 am

    PRAYING! I know how you feel! I am so impatient and it’s hard for me to wait. But sometimes I think God makes me wait so that I can appreciate that he will work things out!
    That being said, (LOL) I’m impatient with my Realtor right now. I thought we had found our new house last week, but she let the deadline past and now it’s no longer on the market. I’m hot. But trying to trust God and the process@
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    Monica J
    November 9, 2012 at 2:32 pm

    Yes, the short-sale proess can be a tough one to get through. However, with patience, faith and staying on top of the paperwork it will all work it self out. Maybe after the approval it will go on the market. I’m still going through a short- sale now. It takes time, but all of your feelings are valid. I’m the same as you and I always need my boyfriend to calm me down. So listen to your husband and keep the faith. Cheers to a happy weekend! 🙂
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    Candace (NYStateofMom)
    November 10, 2012 at 12:11 pm

    Lord I hate waiting but your Mr is right, Let God put it together. It’s happening, it will happen, and we’ll shout when it all happens! Praying with you
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    G K
    November 10, 2012 at 6:04 pm

    You’re lucky to have him. Your husband.

    He’s right — pray and leave it up to Him. You don’t REALLY want your husband to worry right along with you. One of you has to be strong. Rest assured that if something goes wrong in the process, it’s for a reason. GOD’S reason. You don’t always have to understand. Just trust.

    ”Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding.” Proverbs 3:5
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    Mrs. Pancakes
    November 11, 2012 at 9:57 am

    Sending you positive vibes…cliche but everything does happen for a reason!

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    November 11, 2012 at 11:13 am

    You may be in a little funk, but I know that the faithful person that you are, you know that God has not brought you this far to leave you. I also find it hard and stressful when I don’t know what’s going on. I always need to know and that alone creates unnecessary stress.

    Your Hubs said it best, just let God do what He does. You just have to keep praying stay faithful. You are favored. Remember that!
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    Mrs. Delightful
    November 13, 2012 at 6:34 pm

    Continue to pray about it, I can imagine how you feel… everything will work out :).

    Mrs. Delightful

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