He performs wonders that cannot be fathomed, miracles that cannot be counted. --Job 5:9Over a week ago: My husband's nephew went to the hospital. He had a severe blood problem - his platelet count and white blood cell count were dangerously low. They thought he could have leukemia. We prayed and prayed that this would not be the case. He is now home and has been diagnosed with what is known as ITP, a serious disorder, but one that is controllable. It is a miracle for our family that he is able to be with us, home, and able to control what is wrong - that he doesn't have leukemia.
Monday: There was a bill due for $300. I had no way to pay it. That day, my husband received a check for a side job he had done for $350. I paid the bill. This is not the first time one of these small financial miracles has happened to me...
Wednesday: I sat on her front porch, looking at this beautiful woman holding her 6 day old baby boy in her arms and listening to her pour out her story to me. I was awestruck with what this woman had been through in her life. Years before, she had experienced things that no one should experience, things that led her to attempt to take her life. The doctors could not explain to her how it was that she could talk, move...or be alive. It was a miracle. It led her to believe in God and give her life to Christ. I was sitting here listening and looking at the picture that miracles still happen.
Thursday: I got to hold my dear friends' hours old baby in my arms in the hospital room. She was beautiful. I was reminded of my own babies' births. I looked at her tiny little nose and fingers. Each time I moved she would crinkle up her nose and whine! I was holding a precious miracle in my hands and loving every minute of it!
Friday: Thinking about the homeschool convention next weekend. I don't know where I am going to get the money to buy our curriculum there. That morning, I get the state refund check for the exact amount of money that I need. Then, my husband calls and lets me know that the $300 bill (see Monday above) was already paid somehow and we get to keep our $300. I cry my eyes out. How does this always happen to us? Everyday miracles is what they are.
These are those that stuck out to me just this past week! I know that there were plenty more mixed in there as well! I believe that our days are saturated with miracles everywhere we turn. I also know that our days are sometimes filled with pain, unanswered prayers, a 'lack' of miracles. During these times it is hard to understand why things happen or to open our eyes, which are filled with tears, to the miracles around us. It is at that time that there is only one miracle that we need to be aware of...that we are safely held in God's arms until we are through our valley.
I will remember the deeds of the Lord; yes, I will remember your miracles of long ago.--Psalm 77:11Open your eyes today to the many everyday miracles around you. Take time out of your busy schedule to notice! Give God the credit for them that He deserves. Don't credit science, coincidence, or luck. It's a God thing. Let your cup be filled knowing that God is showering you with His blessings and His miracles!