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Sunday, March 9, 2008

"Just Happened"

I love Sundays because I love my church. I love my job. I have the awesome opportunity and privilege to serve as the Women's Minister at the most amazing church--The Church at BattleCreek. I could go on and on about my church and all that God is doing. But today, God "just happened" to use me to speak words of encouragement into a fairly new very dear friend of mine. She has alot going on in her life and is feeling a little overwhelmed. She said, "I can feel myself going under and I don't want to go there." She was desperate to hear "The right word at the right time is like a custom-made piece of jewelry." Proverbs 25:11 the Message I love that God has a specific word for each of us. And sometimes He has a specific word--custom made--that He wants us to pass along. I "just happened" to stop by where she "just happened" to be spending time all by herself. My friend is a believer but she needed to hear that God cares about her and her situation, and I "just happened" to get the privilege of letting Him do it through me. Imagine that, God using me to minister to someone outside the four walls of my church--and on a Sunday. I love when God does stuff like that. That is my lifelong prayer that I "just happen" to be about His business EveryDay.

2 comments:

jennifermills921 said...

Awe...I'm going to LOVE reading your blog Denise!! I miss you guys!

Bob Dog said...

Hey D-Lo,
luv your blog, it rocks!
But girl, you gotta tell it like it is. Your church may make cereal, but Englewood is still on top. OIN. Keep the blog rollin.
bye,
Bob dog