What happened? I was backing out of our garage as I usually do. There is no need to pay careful attention to that which you do routinely. BUT, this morning the car jolted to a sudden stop for “no reason.”
Stunned, I tried to discern what had stopped the car’s momentum. It was then that my eyes caught both the rear view mirror and the side mirror. I had been backing up against the big white van of our houseguest. I wondered why I hadn’t heard the crash; the sound of metal crushing metal?
Trembling, I opened the car door and walked back to check the damage. What I saw was a 2-inch space between my back bumper and the van. What (or Whom) intervened in my careless behavior? Who, besides me, had control of my car?
I sat for a few minutes and pondered this incident. Had I caught God in the act of grace? How often does He protect me and I not notice?
As I resumed my routine drive into work I found myself settling into two postures. I was on red alert to what might be in my path AND I was resting in the safety of having a Protector.
Have you been jolted by grace?