I didn’t lose a coin but I have been known to loose lots of other things – the most annoying is loosing car keys especially when I am running late and need to head out the door.
I am grateful I can send a signal out to my phone even when it is on silent to retrieve it. I need to have something for those keys too! But here is the thing, as Francesca Botticelli songs says: this is the stuff that drives us crazy, but it is exactly the stuff God uses to refine us, help us grow in patience, and to remind us how much we are blessed. Take the 3 minutes to hear this fun song and heed to its message.
Jesus spoke in parables, but this one’s meaning about the lost coin is pretty obvious.
“…imagine a woman who has ten coins and loses one. Won’t she light a lamp and scour the house, looking in every nook and cranny until she finds it? And when she finds it you can be sure she’ll call her friends and neighbors: ‘Celebrate with me! I found my lost coin!’ Count on it – that’s the kind of party God’s angels throw every time one lost soul turns to God.” Luke 15:8-10 MSG
Don’t fret when you lose something, but do thank God when you find it. And every day think of a way to share your faith so another lost soul can find Jesus. That is how to…
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