Website owner: James Miller
God’s hand in my life
When I think back reflectively about my life, think about all the close escapes I have had, all the times things could have gone badly for me but didn’t; the various times I have nearly done things that could have messed up my life but didn’t do them simply because of some little thing blocking my way; all the ways in which I have been so blessed in so many ways; there can be no doubt in my mind that God has been taking care of me all through my life (he or one of his guardian angels). His protective hand has been over me. I have been just too fortunate in just too many ways to just call it good luck. There have been those critical junctures at which things could have gone so differently and my life could have turned out so differently. He has always been there, aiding me at the critical junctures of my life, helping me when I was in trouble, blocking me when I almost did something foolish. It goes all the way back to my childhood. He has been watching over me from childhood. I think about the life mate that he gave me. She is one in a million. I could so easily have ended up with someone that was so different. My wife was the first and only girl I ever dated. I was 25 when I met her. She was 24. I knew nothing about women. I had no real appreciation then of the really treacherous ground one is on when looking for a life mate in this modern world. I now understand the really great danger I was in. I was very innocent concerning women. I was all wrapped up in mathematics, physics, and technical studies. I didn’t know how to meet girls. And I was too shy to ask one for a date. It was a big problem. But I was looking. I felt a real need for a life partner (I think everyone needs one). I really wanted to find someone. I didn’t drink, didn’t go to bars. I was a loner. I needed the right woman. I definitely didn’t want the wrong one. I knew that much. There is no doubt in my mind about God’s hand in giving me my wife (I thank him for her every day). I think also about my good fortune with regard to getting the jobs I got (things could easily gone very differently in this regard). I think about so many things that could have gone so very differently. Very often God didn’t give me what I wanted. But he did give me what was best for me. Looking back, I can see that clearly now. I thank him every day for his care over me. My childhood was filled with difficulty, trouble, frustration. I had a lot of personal problems. But I guess I learned and benefitted from that long struggle. It was probably for my best.
Anyone who doesn’t believe in a God is greatly deceived. He is real. He is up there. I can attest to that. And he does take care of his own.
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