As I remembered those places and I saw those people, I discovered the secret by which those people reached and cultivated my mind, and comforted my soul and body.
For I sensed that beyond the cultivation of my mind and the comfort for my soul and body, there was something greater. Something much greater that had given me life. Something that had given me the ability to receive those things.
Something, beyond words to describe. I sensed the Spirit of God! The secret by which those people reached and cultivated my mind, and comforted my soul and body. Yet, I did not understand it at that moment of time. It all went right over my head because I did not know The Word of God! I had not meditated on the Word of God, I was ignorant of it.
I had gone through life unaware of the secret saving power of the Spirit of God, taking everything and everybody for granted without consideration of anything other than my own understanding of life, and the raw feelings of my emotions.
But, that morning, on the screen of my imagination, a beautiful Garden of Eden was displayed. In that Garden I saw those people that had helped me throughout my life as trees. From those trees hung as precious gems, the things or the “good traits” they possessed.
And all those gems were part of the treasure of their love and understanding.
And those things that were as precious as gems, were the pure and lovely the fine good things in others, the things you can praise God for and be glad about as it is written in the Book of Philippians, Chapter 4, verse 8, about which I had never thought before.
In that Garden of Eden I walked, bedazzled by the marvelous treasure of the love and understanding that had followed me all the days of my life, which I had taken for granted.