Sunday, December 14, 2008


This morning in church, our pastor had a wonderful sermon entitled, "Why Doesn't God Do Something?"

He made many fine points but always came back to the question that so many people constantly ask. When something tragic happens, we ask "Why?" When things are not going our way, we ask "Why?" And then, he asked all those who have had miracles in their lives answered with prayer to stand. Everyone silently stood. Not one was left seated. You see, God does answer prayers and miracles do happen.

I saw this work in our lives when our second grandson was born with a heart defect. He had to be on several medications to keep his blood pressure under control and to keep his little heart ticking. The entire church at that time prayed, and prayed continuously for little Josiah. And slowly, but surely, his heart improved and the hole in his heart grew smaller and smaller so to this day, he is a healthy 9 1/2-year-old. That was my miracle and we all feel so blessed that this beautiful child is now a healthy young boy. Love you, Josiah!


  1. Anonymous2:08 PM

    Yes, it is miraculous what faith will do. Unfortunately, the opposite will be true too. Consider the economic news today. All we hear is how awful things will be--and for sure that is what happens. Your grandson was so fortunate to believe he would become healthy.

  2. Brought a tear to my eye today. He is my heart. I love when God is so evident in His plans. The times it's hard to have Faith is when we can't understand. To Anonymous all I know is that God loves us and uses all things to glorify his Son Jesus Christ. I believe the economy is messed up up by nothing more than our own sin.

    love you mom.