We are rereading The Purpose Driven Life and it is very thought provoking and inspiring. Day 2 is titled you are not an accident. The Bible says "You saw me before I was born, and scheduled each day of my life before I began to breathe. Every day was recorded in your Book. "
This is a poem by Russel Kelfer
You are who you are for a reason.
You're part of an intricate plan.
You're a precious and perfect unique design,
called God's special woman or man.
You look like you look for a reason.
Our God made no mistake.
He knit you together within the womb,
You're just what he wanted to make.
The parents you had were the ones he chose,
and no matter how you may feel,
they were custom-designed with God's plan in mind,
and they bear the Master's seal.
No, that trauma you faced was not easy.
And God wept that it hurt you so;
But it was allowed to shape your heart
So that into his likeness you'd grow.
You are who you are for a reason,
You've been formed by the Master's rod.
You are who you are, beloved,
Because there is a God.
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