I have a story I want to share with you all. One story of many that shows me God works behind the scenes. So much is hidden from us, but sometimes something happens and we say yes, "God did this!" I say one story, because there are many in each of our lives that we may never see, though they are there.
About a year or so ago a woman named Katie left me a precious comment. She had opened a blog but did not use it, but I was able to leave her comments every now and again too. Throughout the year she would pop in and leave me a comment. A month ago I mentioned my visual journaling workshops in a post. Katie left a comment saying she was interested in them. I left my email on the post and she contacted me.
Okay, now we get to the good part. She did not live too far away, and in our communications I found out she used to live in my area and she used to attend a local church that I also attended at one time. The next time I was at church I asked one of our pastors and his wife (who had started the church she had gone to) if they remembered Katie and her husband. Yes they did. And I just happened to ask another friend who had attended that same church if they new Katie. Well, my friend's eyes teared up and come to find out they were great friends and had lost touch with each other.
So last Saturday Katie came to the workshop!! I cannot tell you what a blessing it was to finally meet her. I told her to expect to see a lady running toward her when we made eye contact. Yes, I did!! I asked her how she found my blog...she said, "you know how you just go from one blog to another looking around"...
It was a God thing!!
Katie brought me a precious gift. Well actually she brought me several.
One being the gift of getting a glimpse of God working behind the scenes.
The gift of herself...she is precious.
And this lovely painted likeness of me...see my glasses and grey hair..
She sits in my entryway to remind me of sweet blessings and of how God weaves lives together.