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Every year, my Sunday School class adopts some people to provide Christmas for. In the past, we've focused on children. But, this year, we adopted two senior adults who are often overlooked. Someone bought the gifts for us while I was in Israel. I wrapped them all yesterday to get them ready to deliver today. Their "wish lists" remind me that God is our provider . . . even for the little things.

One of the ladies, Bessie, wanted a warm jacket, a new set of sheets, pjs, kitchen towels, and a boiling pot. I wrapped each, along with a couple of other things she had asked for, and thought about how hard it can be to replace things when the money is tight.

The second lady, Lille, asked for a sweater, a blanket, a gown, soap, laundry soap, and dishwashing soap. I was overwhelmed. No matter how tough things have been for us, I've never struggled to buy stuff to do the laundry and wash the dishes.

As we graduated from seminary (the first time!), Bob and I made a conscious decision that money would never be a deciding factor in where we serve. That's true to this day. Yet, God has always provided for us. He has met our needs.

I was reminded yesterday, that sometimes God meets our needs through others . . . even if it's just providing the laundry soap.

It really is the little thing that can remind us of the greatness of our God.

Margie Williamson

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Comment by Mike Edsall on December 23, 2011 at 1:48pm

As one of those who lives of the generous ministry support of others, this strikes me.  We have it sooooo good, and forget, so quickly.  It takes very little to really help someone.  Thanks. 

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