As someone who was born and has lived with the challenges that come with forms of blindness, I have been blessed to feel the enlightening touch of God’s unseen hand when He has reached out to direct me.
I shall evermore be thankful for the hyperacuity of God-given discernment that often keeps me from harm and distress. I have come to trust that, sometimes, I must take a hit or go through something; when I have later reflected on such painful experiences, there were the eureka moments when I could see God working to strengthen me and to serve His higher purpose. And I know, deep in my heart, this truth – I could not have survived without the intervention by God who saved me, nor could I have come this far without His divine guidance that led me through the darkest valleys.
“My son, let them not vanish from your sight; keep sound wisdom and discretion, so they will be life to your soul and adornment to your neck. Then you will walk in your way securely and your foot will not stumble. When you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.”
– Proverbs 3:21-24 (NASB)