Serendipity. Kismet. Miracles. Or coincidence?

We’ve all heard that God works in strange and mysterious ways. Here is a beautiful example of how a perfect storm of events can sometimes happen that seems anything but coincidental.

I just received an email from a follower I will call “Ana,” who found this blog when she was looking up a recipe for Merrimints candies and wasn’t looking for anything at all about NPD or Aspergers.

But it turned out that when she found her recipe on this blog, she realized the primary subject matter was exactly what she needed because she is an Aspie dealing with narcissistic abuse.

Here is her lovely email (I hope she doesn’t mind if I repost it here, but I have changed her name).

Somehow this must be kismet. My name is [Ana Rodriguez]. I too am a self diagnosed high functioning aspie who has had a lifetime of bullied existence and parents from hell. I was looking for a recipe and info on the mints and stumbled on this page. I am a member of “it’s all about” and baggage reclaim and read them daily. I am currently just off surviving a npd relationship that has me twisted. My father was the narc-a much beloved town doctor-and drug addict. Crazy doesn’t even cover this-dickensian nightmare, oh god ! My mother was only concerned about him. She was obsessed with him and his moods. We children were nothing but irritants. Neither of them should have had children.

Welcome, Ana and I hope you find some support here. ❤

I don't believe in coincidences. I think everything happens for a reason and God orchestrates these little miracles that happen every day and we see them if we are paying attention. Every day he shows us his presence in small but profound ways.

11 thoughts on “Serendipity.

  1. ‘Blogging about stuff is crack for my soul’ I really like that! I’m so sorry you had to suffer so! You’re obviously a brave and strong woman and can survive anything if you can come out on top of a thing like this. Unfortunately in today’s: “I ME ME MINE!’ society, it’s very difficult to avoid this kind of behavior. The only advise I can think of, is to think of them standing butt naked at a busy intersection while they’re screaming at you, and to stick cotton in your ears disguised by skin toned make-up… They’re so much about themselves, it may just slip right by them :O) xOx

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    • You are too funny! I actually have been thinking of them lately as drain gunk or big exotic poisonous bugs and that sure helps!
      A big thanks to the 2 posters who gave me these hilarious ideas!

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