Mel and Story

Thursday, April 10, 2014

You know what's so awesome? When God speaks through someone else to tell you something you have to hear.

Tonight I was scrolling around on Facebook as I do on Thursday nights in between blog reading and TV watching, and I saw something that literally made part of my soul die a little. Before I show it to you, I'm going to post this pic I took of a rainbow the other day because I can't have what I'm about to show you be the thumbnail of this post.

Okay, now that we're safe, here's what stabbed my heart:

Things have been not so great lately and I'm really good about letting bad things get into my head and take root, making everything look grim and hopeless.

I wanted to wash that meme from my brain, but I just could not. But a little while after I saw it, my BFF Melissa posted this on my Facebook wall:

The door about to be opened is not nearly as important as the story that led you to that door. 

Isn't that so beautiful? Mel was at a worship service this evening and heard that and said that she immediately thought of me when she heard it. I think God told her to remember it and let me know. Because I really needed to hear it.

Also, if you capitalized the "s" in "story" and made it Story, that sentence would take on an even better and more beautiful meaning.

This post is part of a series on Turning 30. To see the other posts in the series, go here, here and here

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