Prayer on the apartment hunt

My husband and I had moved to Switzerland from Australia last summer for my new teaching job. The school I was working for had temporarily rented us an apartment, but it turned out to be awful. It seemed like the perfect disaster. The city we moved to, Lausanne, was well known for its lack of suitable accommodation, and everyone was telling us of the many days and even months we would have to spend in order to find a permanent apartment. We were told that because there were so many people looking for apartments, even if we found one we liked, chances were we would miss out on it. Someone would get it before us.

One morning, I decided I was going to pray for all the people looking for a home in the city—and in particular, the homeless people I had seen on a daily basis. One of the verses I loved from the Bible Lesson that day was the promise that I “dwell in the house of the Lord for ever” (Ps. 23:6).

Church Alive
A testimony meeting — anywhere, anytime
September 19, 2011

We'd love to hear from you!

Easily submit your testimonies, articles, and poems online.