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Small Miracles and Eternal Blessings

A lot of people may wonder why I blog. You might think it's lame, a waste of time, not worth it, or even silly. For all of you thinking that, you might as well stop reading now. When I blog I write a small piece of my heart. Most of the time this is a part of me that doesn't seem to make sense anywhere else except when I type. Tonight I am going to be real and really honest with each one of you, including myself. Life is constantly changing. No two days are exactly the same even though you may feel like your life is just constant repetition. In the world today people are faced with temptations and challenges daily. You may find yourself praying and pleading with God and you may feel like you are not receiving any answers. You may be struggling with the future, with your job, with your family, with sickness, with your friends, or even with your faith. I am speaking today to all religions. No matter who you are, no matter what your circumstance, no matter what church you go to, no matter if you are big or small, ALL of you have been given the simple miracle to be alive. God created this Earth. God created you. You were sent to this earth because God knew that you could do it. He knew and he knows that you are a divine human being. You were sent here for a purpose. You were given the ability to choose the life you want to live. You do not always get to pick your struggles or your challenges, you were however, given the heart and soul to react to those things by your doing. There are small miracles all around you. Jesus healed the sick, blessed the children, raised the dead, and even walked on water. There are so many small miracles in your life, I promise you. You have to notice those miracles. Notice when the sun shines, notice when you make a good grade on a test, notice when you are laughing, notice when you are smiling, just notice. All of these are simple miracles God has placed in your life. Always remember that he is on your side. He wants good things in life for you. He has faith in you, he always has. Thank him for those miracles, be strong, and know that no matter what someone is always on your side. I cannot express enough to you my love for our Savior. I know in my heart that he died on that cross for me, and for you. I know that we are lucky enough to have small miracles in our life. I know that I am never alone. I am so eternally grateful for his presence in my life. I am so blessed to know the things I know.


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