Do you have God moments? Those moments when without a doubt you know that the result of an event was the perfect plan of the Creator of the Universe. A moment in time that cannot be explained as coincidence or happenstance but one in which the Keeper of your soul protected you or changed the outcome of an inevitable disaster.
Let me give you an example. My daughter called me to say that she had a “God moment.” Curious, I asked her to tell me about it. Without pause, she proceeded to tell me that she had picked up her children from day care and was on her way home from work. She was in the turn lane of an intersection waiting for the light to change from red to green. Normally she would not hesitate to zip around the corner the minute the light changed, but today she felt a need to pause; which leads to her God moment. It was during that pause – that split second that prevented her from being broadsided by a vehicle zooming through the intersection. That instantaneous decision may have saved her life and that of my granddaughters.
While she explained her God moment, I closed my eyes to thank God for protecting my loved ones and at the same time for safely getting the driver of the other vehicle through the intersection. We do not know what the circumstances were for the other driver but we know that there was a hesitation that could very well have saved at least four lives, including his. Did he realize how close he was to a catastrophe? God only knows.
God moments. We all have them but we often do not recognize them. From the other driver’s point of view – he made it through the intersection, from my daughter's – she made it through another day.