Some time ago (I can’t remember exactly when) I started holding on to all my $5 bills. If I was given a $5 bill in my change, no matter the sacrifice, I held onto it. I had a specific place for them in my wallet and about bi-weekly, I would transfer the $5 bills to a sort of piggy bank.
Originally, I knew we wanted to save up for a French door refrigerator. When we bought that (largely with $5 bills), I kept saving the fives. About a month ago, we bought a new-to-us car and again paid for it with cash (much of it in $5 bills). Still I kept saving.
It was difficult sometimes when I would only have a $20 bill to pay for something under five dollars only to receive my change in the form of three $5 bills. It can really cut into the grocery budget sometimes. But I had made a commitment to save them and saw the Lord’s hand even in the change I was given at the store. This morning I could see that the idea of saving my $5 bills all that time ago was part of a divine plan.