Editor’s note: You may want to grab a tissue for the powerful story that Sue shares to illustrate how God’s tender mercies and timing can work.

Latter-day Saint woman writes about tender mercies

~by Sue

The older I get, the more I realize that God not only has plans for each one of us, but that those plans can be rather intricately organized. In ways we can’t even begin to imagine, our lives and their various trajectories are interwoven, creating pathways that bend and loop and cross one another’s in ways that may seem coincidental but are most often what the scriptures call “tender mercies.” Where an agnostic might refer to these things as “meaningful coincidence,” I frequently experience them as answers to prayer or reminders that the Lord is watching over us, caring for us on a very personal level.

Read more here: Time and Tender Mercies