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Ever have a cat-up-a-tree? Ever seen a catapult? The following was received from a missionary in Romania. God’s care, creativity and timing is awesome!

Suddenly a bright idea struck the pastor! By tying the wispy branches of the tree to the bumper of his car and slowly driving forward, he could bend the top branches enough to reach his terrified, precious kitten. Carefully, the brave rescuer executed the brilliant plan. However, just as the pastor reached for his furry friend, the rope snapped and the wide-eyed, frozen kitty flew through the air as though catapulted into space.

What to do? After a fruitless search the dejected pastor gave the care of his former companion into the hands of the Creator.

While shopping not many days later, the pastor bumped into the grocery cart of a woman from his church. Knowing her reputation for disliking cats, he commented on the fact that she had cat food in her basket.

“You’ll never believe what happened!” replied the woman. “My little girl has been begging me for a kitten for months and I continually responded that we have no need for a cat. She has such love for animals, and one day when she again asked for her very own cat, I told her that I would not get a cat for her, but if God gave her one, she could keep it.”

Satisfied with the answer, my daughter ran into the backyard, got down on her knees, closed her eyes tightly and prayed, “Dear God, please send me a kitty of my very own to love and care for. Amen.”

“She opened her eyes and what do you think she saw? A little kitten with paws outstretched flying through the air. It landed right in front of my daughter and has been part of our family ever since!”

Things can happen like this…..be watchful.

Mk 9:23 Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth.

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