I got this as an email today. It is just so powerful!! Everyone remember's the Hudson River plan landing yes? That pilot is getting so much credit... but really it was God that landed that plane safely!! It's amazing how wonderful God really is; how he is complete control of everything!! This was a reminder for me, of that!!
Help us to remember that the pierced, tattooed, disinterested young man who can't make change correctly is a worried 19-year-old college student, balancing his apprehension over final exams with his fear of not getting his student loans for next semester.
Remind us, Lord, that the scary looking bum, begging for money in the same spot every day (who really ought to get a job!) is a slave to addictions that we can only imagine in our worst nightmares.
Help us to remember that the old couple walking annoyingly slow through the store aisles and blocking our shopping progress are savoring this moment, knowing that, based on the biopsy report she got back last week, this will be the last year that they go shopping together.
Working for God on earth doesn't pay much... but His retirement plan is out of this world.