A writer friend of mine encouraged me to start this blog. He said “If only one person reads something you wrote and it changes the trajectory of their day, isn’t it worth it?” I agree, so here goes….
I’ve been thinking a lot this week about all the miracles that occur in our lives every day. A lot of people call these miracles “coincidences”, but I don’t agree. I believe that our Heavenly Father loves us and watches over our every day lives. He knows the trials and obstacles that we are facing or are about to face and sends us the people and things that we need to help us to overcome them. Have you ever been having a really bad day and then received a phone call or an email from a friend that cheered you up and completely turned your day around? Isn’t that a miracle? Or have you ever just had a feeling that you should call or visit a friend and when you do you find out that they really needed your help or just needed someone to listen to them? Isn’t that a miracle too? I think that these are the best kind of miracles. I believe that being a part of performing a miracle for someone else is an even greater blessing than receiving one yourself. There are miracles all around us, every day. We are often too busy or too overwhelmed by the demands and stresses of every day life to recognize them…..
I think that if we can all slow down for just a few minutes each day we will recognize the miracles that are happening around us and better yet-be a part of performing them….