But here is the thing. As I went to grab that jar earlier from the shelf- I had this small little moment where I hesitated. I noticed it was glass and thought it might break- a normal thought when I buy glass items- but tonight this particular item- it was different. I literally almost didn’t buy it. After putting it in the cart our young son even grabbed it and said, “Should we put it back?” Chance number two to make a different choice. “No, keep it in the cart. We will use it.”
And then this.
Broken glass. Red splatters.
Which got me thinking about those times I have taken a different route home because I just had a weird feeling to take another route. Times when I have literally turned around and went home in the middle of a storm because something in me said “turn around.”
Could it be?
Could it be that had I chose to keep driving glass may have been broken? Red splatters on the pavement?
I don’t really know. But I couldn’t help but question it tonight as I kneeled down and picked up glass from a puddle of red. A puddle that almost… almost… Looked like a heart.
Is it possible that God gives us those little nudges in our spirit to save us from dangerous outcomes that he alone can see? Is it possible that we truly have no idea just how much he has saved us from when we follow those nudges in our heart?
I can’t help but think tonight that it absolutely is.
Pay close attention to those hesitations. Pay close attention to those second chances to make a different choice.
You never know.
It may just be that God is nudging at your heart.