God works much in the same way; what you’re going through today is shaping you for what will happen tomorrow. Everything in life has purpose; I honestly believe that there are no coincidences in life. Against everything I think I can possibly accomplish, God has called me to be a Christian nature writer. I look at that calling and think, “I’m honored that you think so highly of me but seriously, where and what is my calling?” I can’t see it yet but He can. He’s been preparing me for this since I was a kid. At age 10 I wrote a “report” about rabbits…just for the heck of it. What 10-year old does that on their own?? At age 13 or so, I was dealing with a very oppressive spirit of fear that would have me awake and totally frightened at night. One night, in the midst of being awake, afraid and not knowing what to do, I heard a lone bird singing. It was 2:30 am so this bird really shouldn’t have been awake but yet there it was, singing all by itself. I found that very consoling and I felt led to write about that only I didn’t know what being “led” to do something meant at that time. Looking back I can see where my love of birds and bird songs has come from. My point here is, although I have no idea how it’s going to play out, as I look back over my life up to this point, I can see God’s hand preparing me for where I am today and where I will be in the future. As you look back over your life, where do you see God’s hand?