Meantime, our ex-landlord counter charged & came up with so many allegations against us even exceeding the amount we claimed for, mostly baseless. Thanks be to God, He delivered His promise to fight our battles for us, despite my health challenges, He gave me peace, calm, a clear mind to put things in perspective and the wisdom to recall the chronology of events to face yesterday’s challenges at the pre-trial court.
Being in the design business, The Lord guided us to present our case with photos (before and after) to illustrate to the courts we are in the business of enhancing properties and not destroying them. I believe the method won us the case but most of all, it was by divine intervention that the actual male judge was running late and a female assistant judge came in his stead who appreciated good design. All arguments presented by our opponent after we established his default claims on several occasions and how badly we were treated during the 2 year tenure (like no aircon for our first 3 months, bad plumbing etc) plus retention of our deposit for more than a year without interest, finally worked against them.
We have been praying for our ex-landlord’s conversion since we moved into his premises. Yesterday, we could have walked out of the court without pre-trial as he was sitting very far from the courtroom and when his name was called 3x he didn’t reply. The judge then said you’ve won the case as your defendant is not here but I said I know him and he’s outside, so I called him in. Then the judge told him to thank me for calling him or she would have closed the case against him for not showing up. He then looked at me gratefully. After the pretrial I shook his hands and said God bless you!
Glory to God, with the help of your prayers, the case was decided in our favour! Gratefully walked straight to the Cathedral across the courts for noon day Mass in thanksgiving. Truly we have an amazing God and indeed He does fight our battles for us! Rx♥️