Why did God make you?

On the street one day I saw a small girl cold and shivering in a thin dress without much hope of a decent meal. I became angry and said to God,”Why do you permit this? Why don’t you do something about it?” He said nothing. I settled into my anger and went on with my day. Later that night, He suddenly said something to me, “I most certainly did do something about that little girl. I made you.”
– Anonymous

Why did God make you?

Was it to ask your parents how they were doing this morning instead of, “I’m in a hurry. What’s for breakfast?”

Was it to help your little brother or sister get ready for school so they didn’t forget anything?

Was it to cooperate with your teacher so she could have a better day than yesterday?

Was it to smile and be polite to the checker on the other side of the counter instead of being another customer to ignore her?

Was it to say hello to somebody, sit next to somebody, pay attention to somebody or help somebody so they wouldn’t feel so alone?

Be mindful this month of why your God made you. There is a reason. You don’t have to go searching for it. You can decide it. You need to decide it if you, and possibly someone else is going to be hopeful, peaceful, happy or feel loved today.

2 Replies to “Why did God make you?”

  1. Dearest Glen, just had a profound experience. God is so good! Asked so desperately today for God’s peace and strength and comfort.
    I was told by Anthem I owed a very large sum for some testing done as had been recommended by my psychiatrist. Anthem told me they declined to pay any of the bill due to several circumstances. The sum was over $4,000. After speaking with my doctor’s office, I was told that special pricing had been in effect and I would owe no more than $200 for the testing. I had been so anxious for atleast the past week worried about how I would ever be able to pay for the bill on top of all the other bills that never stop piling up.
    I believe I am here today to share a positive attitude and all the love I can with each and every person I encounter. Tomorrow is Jack’s 19th anniversary of his transplant — and we must remember to praise God for his goodness and never ending love and forgiveness.
    I Think of you often, Glen, and know you were sent into this world to share your goodness, love and wisdom with those of us faltering and anxiously trying to make it through the next moments. Thanks for sharing your love with me, Jack and Drew, and all those you encounter on a daily basis. God Bless you, Glen!

  2. Thank you,
    Was asking “why” again today, thank you for the reminder
    Its not always about me,sometimes I’m here for someone else.

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