Seems impossible when you are in the thick of disappointment to understand that God's plans for your life are bigger and brighter than the teeny tiny expanse of knowledge and creativity you are able to comprehend.
i know, i know. i've been told that one millllllllllllion times. but you CAN'T be TOLD. you have to live it before you can hear it.
Last night I sat in on a "Missio Dei" small group. As I listened to my husband talk about the amazing gifts of friendship, community and finances we've been given over the past four years, my pissed off-hurt-rejected little heart began to swell with gratitude and love and wonder. and I felt silly at how blind I've been to the amazing lives we have been given.