How much do I lack simply because I don’t ask my Heavenly Father for it – BEFORE running around trying to ‘figure it out’ in my own power?
He’s tried to teach me this lesson over and over, and just did it yet again:
Last week I needed a large, 24″ square box to ship a wringer washer tub to a customer in Colorado, with none on hand. The nearest source for one that I know of is about 18 miles from the shop, so I asked the Lord to guide me to one nearby. Because He delights in showering his children with the desires of their hearts, He supplied, not just one, but FOUR 24″ x 24″ X 24″ heavy duty boxes, the perfect size for cutting down in height to ship the wringer tub.
But that’s not all: the boxes WEREN’T EMPTY! Through an unlikely series of events (of the kind He specializes in arranging), each of the boxes had several hundred dollars worth of new washer parts inside, stripped from 8 brand new machines! A colleague and I are posting these parts for sale online and they should go fast.
Nearly 6 decades old and His child for over half my life, you’d think I would’ve learned this by now: Pray FIRST! And not just for the ‘big stuff’. Don’t hesitate to ask about the ‘little’ things, too. (It’s ALL little stuff to Him!)