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ATM- Automated Transmission of a Miracle

I believe that miracles happen every day to everyone, everywhere. It comes in various forms from healing the sick people to tiny blessings that are most likely to be left unnoticed. I had been a recipient of a divine intervention one time. It might not be something grand but God made it happen at the right time without any input from anyone. What makes it unique is that it was transmitted automatically.

The miracle occurred one Sunday last December. I was in a financial turmoil. There’s nothing left in my cash card and I only had 150 Philippine Pesos left in my wallet and it was still a week before my payday. It was hard to be in that position as I did not know how I would survive a week with that pitiable amount. Since it was Sunday, I ought to give tithes in the church. I was not able to give tithes the previous weeks as I was having difficulty making both ends meet. Although I don’t have a family of my own, I financially support the schooling of my three younger siblings, one of which is in college and the rest are in high school. However, I have pledged to the Lord that I will give my share that Sunday. I must admit, indeed I had second thoughts on giving up my last money. What if there would be delay on the Lord’s deliverance? Before I could change my mind, I put the bills into the envelope and put it into the offering box with my eyes closed. I have cast my lot with Him and can only rely on Him on what would happen next.

Little did I know that a miracle is bound to happen that very afternoon. I received a text message that a thousand pesos was credited to my cash card. I did not ask anyone to lend me some money let alone have given my card number to a single soul. I went to the nearest Automated Teller Machine to verify and there it was. It was cash plain as day and yes, it’s withdrawable. I have learned in this miracle that having faith is to still believe in the Lord and His promises even if there’s no reason left to believe. As Hebrews 11:1 says, It is being certain of what we hope for yet, we do not see.

Comments

Frances Faulkner's picture

quiet miracle

Miriam --

this truly IS a miracle! I am glad this came to you when you needed it most!

Frances

miriam's picture

Hi. :)

Indeed it is. From that moment, I have viewed every trial as another chance wherein God can show His glory and power. Thanks for the message Ma'am.

Julie

Rebecca Snavely's picture

faith

What a great story of the courage to trust and have faith in what you believe in. It's amazing what can happen. Thanks for sharing!

miriam's picture

Hi. :)

Thank you Ma'am. God has been teaching me the meaning of courage and faith. Hitting the rock bottom does great. :)

miriam's picture

Hi. :)

Thank you Ma'am. God has been teaching me the meaning of courage and faith. Hitting the rock bottom does great. :)

Sydney Stead's picture

Heart

Your title is so clever - I love it! Miriam, you are such a generous and loving woman. It takes a lot of spirit and passion to be able to selflessly give to others in need and support your siblings, when you, yourself are facing difficulties. I greatly admire your kind and benevolent heart.

miriam's picture

Heart

Thank you Ma'am. I'm doing it out of love for them.

LauraB's picture

ATM- Automated Transmission of a Miracle

Clever title!

I'm impressed that you pay for your brothers' schooling. I believe that money has a incredible energy force and a mystery of its own. Certainly you experienced that.

Great to read your heartfelt story.

Warm wishes,

Laura

miriam's picture

Ms. Laura

Thanks. God indeed moves in mysterious ways.

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