Posts Tagged ‘miracle’

I recently heard that the chances of you existing are one in 400 trillion. Statistics being what they are I had to look into it and sure enough there’s some pretty good data that backs this up. I also came across a formula that had the odds at one in 700 trillion and another that put the likelihood at 1 in 10 to the 2,685,000th power. Just for comparison, scientists approximate the number of atoms known to exist at 10 to the 80th power. You are a miracle!

If you’re reading this it means you’ve won the Mega Bagillions Lottery! The only question now is how are you going to spend it? Seriously, what are you settling for because you’re not aware of how amazing you are? What insecurities do you live with because you can’t catch a break? What small change could you make today in the light of knowing how astonishing you are that will not only change your life but also those with the honor of interacting with you?

The miracle is in the works, sometimes it’s a series of little miracles and sometimes it feels more like a series of setbacks. But we can trust Him in every case.

I love the way Eugene Peterson interprets yesterday’s scripture and the thing that stands out to me is that he begins with, the person who trusts me. Trusting God is so vital to every aspect of our lives. Not just the big miracle things as referenced yesterday, but even the day to day things. So many of our struggles in life could be made easier if we would trust Him enough to let go of them.