“My word for this year is ‘Journey.’ I know there’s a lot of doors to be closed, which are hard–and doors to be opened, which are fun. My journey is waiting to figure out what each step is supposed to be.
As is common with our gifts, the Lord uses them to mold us, increase our dependence on Him, and refine our hearts as we share these gifts with others.
As Joe looks back, he openly acknowledges God’s work in his life. He commends his wife’s relationship with God as being instrumental in his perception and surrender throughout the situation. Joe’s family has seen the Lord at work and he speaks of his children as having observed the truth of this “coincidence”.