God Makes No Mistakes

I work at a home for women with mental and physical disablities. There are a lot of people who would say (or think) that these woman are worthless, that their lives don’t matter, that they are useless burdens on society and that God must have made a mistake in creating them.

It makes me so mad to hear things like that because I know now more than ever that God makes absolutly no mistakes when he makes people. Everyone is designed perfectly in his image. Yes, some may be unable to partake in various parts of society. Some might not be able to do things that others can. But that does not mean that anyone is worthless or unvalued.

A few days ago, I was not having a wonderful day. I woke up grumpy and miserable. It was cold, dark and gloomy outside and it was a Monday – my least favorite days because I have to go back to work after a nice long weekend.

Don’t get me wrong, I absolutly love my job. It’s just that I always get super anxious about having to talk to my co-workers or having to participate in various activities that I don’t know how to do (holidays, birthdays, sight seeing trips, doctor’s appointments, random trips to the DMV, etc.).

So anyway, I was grumpy all morning and quite miserable as I was heading to work. My family wasn’t in great spirits either. My parents had been fighting all weekend long and I was just totally drained emotionally. I wanted to curl up in my bed and sleep all day.

When I walked in the door at work, I heard one of my beloved clients shouting hello. I went to greet her and she hugged me so tight I could barely breath, told me how much she loved me and how much she had missed me over the weekend. It was like all of my anxiety, all of my sadness, all of my anger just melted away and I felt joy and peace sooth my soul.

The world would say that this client has so much less than I, that she is so much less…what’s the word I’m looking for… You know, she can’t get married. She will never have kids. She can’t have a typical job. She can’t live alone. She can’t even walk to the bathroom. She is totally dependent on us for her food, her water, her cleanliness. If that was me, I’d be in a puddle of misery.

But she’s not. She is one of the happiest people I know. She is rarely not smiling. Her heart is overflowing with love for anyone and everyone. She tells all of us staff about fifty times a day how much she loves us and how happy she is to see us. Whenever anyone gets anywhere close to her, she jerks us into a massive hug and wouldn’t let go for minutes if we’d let her. She isn’t burdened with worries. She trusts us. She knows that we will take care of her, that we will feed her, clothe her, bathe her, love her. She loves us unconditionally.

No one can be upset or sad long when we’re around her. She is sunshine itself. She has so much more than so many of us who are able to function in the normal world. God didn’t make a mistake when he made her the way that she is. No, he knew exactly what he was doing. He was sharing his life, joy, hope and beauty through her.

No one is a mistake. You are not a mistake. I am not a mistake. We are perfectly and wonderfully made. God’s hand didn’t slip when he made you. You are beautiful. You are a reflection of him. Never, ever forget that, my friends.


16 thoughts on “God Makes No Mistakes

  1. A beautiful reminder that God makes no mistakes, just because is different than we are doesn’t make them useless. When I have preach I share with so many others if you want to see the face of God look into a mirror because we are all made in his imagine. I have a daughter who is chronically ill and is in a wheelchair her faith in God is amazing. Great post

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  2. That is amazing! And it is so true! She sounds so sweet!😍 I love people who are friendly and nice! Is she a Chirstian?
    I feel the same way when people talk bad about people who need a little more help than they do. In my experience thy are the happiest and the friendliest! Half the people who talk bad and put down, won’t even speak to you if they have never met you before.
    Your job sounds awesome! How did you get it? Did you decided it’s what you wanted to do a long time ago? Or is it what God called you to?
    God does not make mistakes! Who knows? God might have made her just to bring a little joy back to the people she knows and keep their spirits up!
    Thank you for sharing! And stay positive!😁

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    1. Thank you. ❤ She is very sweet. I'm not sure if she's a Christian or not. She was raised LDS I believe. But she always wants to go to church, haha.
      So true. If people actually met and spent time with people with disabilities, they wouldn't say things like that.
      The story of how I got my job is actually kind of funny. I needed a job so that I could get my driver's permit (long story) and I was trying to figure out something that I would enjoy doing. My mom suggested that I apply for some jobs working with people with disabilities and I was kind of against it because it sounded really hard. But I did and I got the job on my second interview. I've loved it. It's perfect for me and I KNOW that God wants me here for this season in life.
      For sure! Thanks so much, Corrie. ❤

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        1. I do talk with my co-workers about Christ. A couple of them are Christian, a couple LDS (we live in Utah so there’s a lot here) and then a few no faith at all.
          It’s technically forbidden to talk to the clients about matters of faith unless they bring it up first, but…
          People really do.
          I know, lol. I’ve been working there since June. It’s been great!


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