Sunday, June 19, 2011

Guardian Angels

I believe in guardian angels. Or maybe just guardian beings.

Or in simpler terms, I believe that some people are sent your way to protect you, or are there at this specific moment in time to save you. When I first met my boyfriend, my car had broke down as I was just about to enter a parking lot, and it turns out his driver was around. And no, that's not what I mean by people being there to save you.

Yesterday, I was driving back from Sokhna with both my sisters and my cousin with me in the car, we had convinced my father to let us spend the night as he went home with my brother and my (other) cousin's son.
We had just left the gas station without checking the tires and it wasn't long before I lost control of the car and  it just kept swerving on the highway (my sister thought I was playing) thank god I didn't break which I heard makes it worse.

The boyfriend was there. He had gone to Sokhna with his friends and we had planned to go back to Cairo, have lunch and then he goes home to study. But with a flat tire, four girls and no spare tire (in sight) he was our only hope.

A few phone calls later, he managed to fix the spare tire in place, we drove back to the gas station, they supposedly fixed my main tire, installed it and we were on our way again.

A bit less than fifteen minutes later, the same thing happened again, this time boyfriend installed the spare tire and we had to drive all the way back at a speed of 80 km/h and it took so long. Sokhna is an hour away, it took us 5 hours to get to Cairo yesterday.

I believe he was there to help us. And save us from all the harassment that could have happened yesterday. (four girls asking for help on a highway is not the best of ideas) He was there for a reason yesterday, and I don't know what could have happened had he not been there. I really don't, and I don't want to begin to imagine.

We could have gotten into a serious accident, all of us. We're safe and that is all that matters, right? 

6 comments:

Maria-Thérèse ~ www.afiori.com said...

(You had better had your car checked..!) I believe in this kind of guardian angels too - it's amazing sometimes to think about the wonderful "coincidences" that happen with just the right person in the right place.

Dinah. said...

I would have cried like a baby if I had gone through this hassle and spend a week whining cursing and complaining my luck. And that need to be changed in me! But anyway, you constantly remind me to stay positive =)
Thank God you are safe.

Farah said...

OMG Sara! I am so glad that you are safe and sound! Thank God boyfriend was around that time. :)

LeWildThing said...

Damn happened to me once... god bless ur man

The Lewicutt's est 2006 said...

wow, glad to hear everyone is ok! And thank goodness for Guardian Angels!

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