What An Awesome God We Serve …
“But let all those that put their trust in Thee rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because Thou defendest them: let them also that love Thy name be joyful in thee.” (Psalms 5:11)
“God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.” (C. S. Lewis)
My life is simple. I work. I go home. Where I can, I try to make the world a better place. Within this routine called life, I had long ago resigned myself to spending the rest of my life as a “single” long haul trucker. However, unbeknownst to me, God had a different plan for my life.
Today, I am married to a wonderful lady. But this miraculous coming together did not happen easily. You see, I am not a very complicated kind of guy so God had to make meeting my life partner as simple as possible. What did He do? He moved her in right next door.
Yes, right next door. Even as a long-haul truck driver who traveled throughout North America for weeks at a time, this woman’s presence in our neighbourhood was hard to miss. She even came with a very happy young boy. Still, this simple guy needed a nudge, or, as some people might suggest — a push.
But God, in His infinite wisdom wasn’t waiting around for me to decide when to connect. Rather, He encouraged this young lady to ask me to go with her to a hockey game. The rest is history.
This one-time “single” fella is now married to his soul mate, and it all happened when I least expected it. What an awesome God we serve. The next question is – where to Lord from here?