Don’t you hate off-the-wall titles for articles which serve only to titillate our minds into clicking onto the blog just to increase its readership? How vain! How pompous! Yet, it sometimes works…and you’re proof that it sometimes does.
But hang around, because there is some truth in the above title.
A few years ago, my wife suffered through some tough times. Her health and sales career took some direct hits by a couple of life’s torpedoes. She kept on marching straight ahead, like a good soldier, until that particular morning.
“I’m tired of my life because it’s never going to get better. So, I want to quit and give up,” she said with sad puppy dog eyes, ready to weep.
Usually, I can encourage my wife with a few scriptures or some of the prophetic promises for our lives. Yet on that particular day, whatever I said to her was like kindling wood and just increased her fire.
What did I do?
I prayed and asked the Lord to help me. He quietly answered and whispered to my heart, “ELO.”
Without thinking, I searched Youtube for the following:
I asked Carol to look and listen to the video. She resisted at first, but then she caved in to my pleas. And in the middle of the video, her attitude changed and she became once again, a mighty woman of God filled with faith.
Who knew, huh? That Jesus rocks to Electric Light Orchestra and uses it for His purposes.
And the iPod? That’s probably a wait and see for us mortals until we see Him face to face in His glory.