Hi, my name is Geoffrey and this took place in
1984. I had left my job as a volunteer worker in Orange County California
and was heading to Great Falls, Montanna where I had been told a job was
waiting for me. I had no money so I decided to hitch hike.
I eventually found myself on a highway where there
was not much traffic and I was worried. I was praying all the day
while walking, praying that someone would give me a ride. As the
day was nearing its close, I became even more worried. I could not
see any gas stations nor houses, and it was getting cold. I recall that
the highway was on a plain, with mostly brush on each side, but it was
elevated above the plain, so I ambled off a few feet and got on my knees,
and prayed asking God to please help me, and impress someone to give me
a ride, and to not let me die of hypothermia. (That night some snow
flurries did occur!)
While praying I could hear a car,
and I attempted to arise from my feet. Now this may be difficult to believe,
but to this day, I remember clearly feeling like two hands on my shoulder,
preventing me from standing. This puzzled me, knowing that I had
not heard a car for some time I said aloud, "God, please help me, this
may be my last opportunity to find a ride. Again an attempt was made to
stand and again, I felt gentle but firm as though two hands were on my
shoulders and I could not stand.
Now if this was not amazing enough, I could hear
the car pulling over, its wheels crunching in the gravel as it was pulling
off of the paved part of the highway. On my third attempt to stand
I could do so easily, and the man got out of his car. As I stood
up, I thought, "He must have seen the top of my head and pulled over",
for he had pulled over right at the spot where I had been praying.
I said in a loud voice, "Thankyou!" The man was obviously startled,
and said, "Thanks for what?" (He apparently had pulled over to obey
the call of nature.)
I said,"Thanks for pulling over to give me a ride"
to which he replied, "I don't give people ride, I never have and I never
will." So I sadly walked down the road, but as I walked I then heard
him shout. "But I will give you a ride."
I told him, "You know, it was no accident that
you pulled over where you did, as I was praying for a ride." I then
explained to him how I had attempted twice to stand as his car was approaching
but had been able. Then he told me, that had I stood up, he would never
had pulled over there but would have continued down the highway. Then the
thought occurred to me that truly a miracle had occurred, and that my prayer
was answered in a wonderful manner.
I eventually made it to Montanna, the job was
not there as I had expected, but a kind lady from Germany named Franciska
took me in that night out of the cold, letting me stay in a little trailer
she had in her back yard, but I will never forget that day, when I believe
that unseen hands prevented me from arising from prayer, and impressed
a stranger to pull over exactly where I was praying for a ride.
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