My life has been filled with trials and miracles, sometimes at the very same time! God has brought me on a journey to a place of embracing faith and trusting Him through anything. It hasn't been easy, but when we can allow God to speak to us and show us His perspective in any situation or circumstance, we position ourselves for Him to turn what was meant for evil in our lives into blessings--and a miracle occurs each time!
I have been a believer for many years now and have been learning to experience the supernatural on a regular basis. No, I don't talk with angels everyday or see the dead raised, but I do see God's hand in the simplest things sometimes. I have gained insight by traveling through some unbelievably difficult circumstances to trust God that He sees things much differently. We don't have to wait until we are at our wits end to ask God to reveal His purpose and plan in our trial. He is waiting to hear us call Him and ask from the beginning, in fact to ask to see His perspective each day when we awake, before we even open our eyes. He desires our friendship so much that He constantly gives little hints of His presence in our lives each and every day--just to see if we will notice and receive His blessing. To me this is the greatest miracle in my life, God loves me! Every moment of every day, in sickness and in health, in my weakness and when I shine with His glory--He knows my heart better than I do myself and God still loves me.
I have just published my second book, Trusting God through the Valley. It is filled with trials and miracles that accompanied our faith journey through the valley of the shadow of death. My husband nearly died seven times in 2007. So I now live with a walking and breathing miracle! My husband, a pastor for many years, has been transformed by God's hand into His vessel for His glory. I always thought he was one of God's chosen. He had already been a man of humility and sacrifice with a huge anointing on his life to reach those in Africa, Israel (where we live) and the nations. But God had even greater plans for his life in his later years. Like Job, whom Satan planned to harm and God planned to bless, his end will be multiplied blessings.
It is an amazing blessing to watch first hand as the anointing of God rests on him as he speaks prayers and blessings led by the Holy Spirit. He often speaks with prophetic insight and has a different perspective that could only be known by a gift of knowledge and wisdom from God. Humility and grace abound in his speech and actions. Watching him walk under a cloud of Father God's favor, where doctors, officials and even strangers treat him with honor like he is an important dignitary is astounding to see. We are living each day in a new revelation of the supernatural. It is an amazing journey that we have only just begun I am sure!
That isn't to say it isn't a difficult journey. Having your husband transformed means he isn't the man you married. That can be a shocking revelation, especially if you really liked the way he was before. But I am also finding that God's grace and mercy is a miracle which abounds towards me as I ask Him to help me through all the little things that seem so difficult each day. The burdens and responsibilities that have multiplied to my shoulders because of the effects of his illness are impossible to bear alone. Yet God says, "Come to me... take my yoke upon you and learn of Me, for my burden is easy and My yoke is light."
Every day with God is a miracle as we live as citizens in His Kingdom, all and only for His glory. The showers of His blessings of mercy and grace are the best miracles of all!