The angle of the sun dictates the size of the shadow cast by an object. The object doesn’t change size, but with time it casts a shadow much larger.
I am at a season where I feel I don’t have much to offer – a small amount financially, a scarce supply of energy, a handful of gifts and abilities. Sorta like the boy with the 5 loaves and 2 fish, or the widow who dropped a small coin into the offering.
But this is the great thing about having very little to offer: Over time, God’s Presence in my life supernaturally casts shadows larger than my wallet, my inspirations, and abilities.
When I’m paid a compliment such as one I recently received from a friend via Facebook, I am realizing that what others often see is my shadow. Because of His grace, God positioned Himself in such a way that He caused my “little” to cast a shadow much larger than myself.
My limited loaves and fish cast a shadow large enough to feed thousands. My little two-cent’s worth overshadows larger contributions. All this happens because of the providential position of God’s Presence.
God is doing so much through you my brother! He has blessed you with the unique ability to hit home with a message. Why do you think I make the long drive down to 97 West?