Friday, October 30, 2015

Our Father, the Gift Giver

I am in awe of how BIG our God is and that He takes the time for the small things. I know it's nothing new, but I'm still amazed at the lengths He will go for me...and for you. 

I'm a planner and I follow budgets pretty strictly. I already know what each child is getting for Christmas and exactly how much it will cost. Another thing my husband and I decided was that we wouldn't get each other separate gifts - instead we would pool our money allotted to take care of a small house project. Well, I saw something that I really wanted to bless my husband with, but I knew I couldn't get it. It was heavy on my heart, because I just knew that he would absolutely love it ... but a budget is a budget and I couldn't change it. 

A few days later my mother-in-law calls me and tells me that a package was delivered to her front door with her name on it. She opened it and immediately thought of her son. Crazy thing number one: it's the exact gift I wanted to get him. Crazy thing number two: she DID NOT order it. 

I am blown away by God's extravagant love for me.  He knew my heart's desire and fulfilled it in an unexpected way...a small desire turned into a miraculous intervention.  

"Delight yourself also in the Lord,
And He shall give you the desires of your heart." (Psalm 37:4)

Side note: She's totally calling the company to figure out what happened. I'm just super joyous about the "God nod."