snowheight wrote:Yes and in the spirit of contrition I'll expand and say that when I think about all of the dumb risks I've taken in my life, beknighted, rebellious, and utterly devoid of gratitude, I truly am astounded by how many times God has pulled my ass out of the fire.
heidi wrote:I have dodged a few major bullets - one missle in particular could have impacted my life forever in a way that I would not have wished, and whenever I think of those serendipitous blessings, I am so grateful. I was being watched over, there is no doubt.
Yes... I've been there too! We are left with such gratitude, and a sense of the wonder of it all!
There are so many fascinating insights on this thread. It's hard to pick a few highlights. I must re-read all these posts!