Magic Johnson ‘Thanks the Lord for Keeping Me’ Reflects on Living with HIV for 30 Years: ‘Through It All, I Learned to Trust in Jesus, and I Learned to Trust in God!’

FILE – In this April 9, 2019, file photo, Magic Johnson speaks to reporters prior to an NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Portland Trail Blazer in Los Angeles. Johnson might actually miss the Lakers if he was not always checking up on them. Johnson quit as the team’s president of basketball operations at the end of the last season, leaving him out of a gym, but not out of the loop, as Los Angeles opened training camp. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Los Angeles Lakers legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson recently recognized the 30th anniversary of his retirement from the NBA following his HIV diagnosis.

On Sunday, Johnson, now 62, took to social media to reflect on how God has used the past three decades of his life.

“God has really blessed me! Today marks 30 years living with HIV, so the message resonated with me in such a tremendous way. I thank the Lord for keeping me, giving me strength, and guiding me for 62 years but especially the last 30,” Johnson wrote in a series of tweets.

“Through it all, I learned to trust in Jesus, and I learned to trust in God!” he added.

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SOURCE: Christian Headlines, Milton Quintanilla