Tuesday, June 23, 2009

I am not an Accident

I love this poem which I read from a book.

You are who you are for a reason.
You're part of an intricate plan.

You're a precious and perfect unique design,
alled 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.
Your are who you are, beloved,
Because there is a God!

by Russell Kelfer

Life has no profound meaning. We only discover that meaning and purpose if we make God the reference point of our lives.