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Teens & Jesus at the County Fair

Last month I was a volunteer storyteller in the Little Red Schoolhouse at the county fair.   My job was to tell children the story of Jesus.  What fun! The LRS, a ministry of Child Evangelism Fellowship, was positioned near the … Continue reading

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A Teen Gang in The Little Red Schoolhouse

I was enjoying my shift at the county fair’s Little Red Schoolhouse when ten cursing teenagers walked by.  Dressed in black, sporting tats, skin piercings and strange hair, they passed by several times—joking, uttering profanities and yelling insults. I smiled … Continue reading

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The Miracle of the 18-Wheeler

It was dark and we were driving through a large, unfamiliar city—in the days before GPS.  The kids were in the back seat, one was asleep. We were looking for our hotel, but clearly we were lost. Dan made a … Continue reading

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An Old Boyfriend

I received a phone call from an old boyfriend and there began a big testing in my life.  He called to say he was in town on business and wanted to connect and catch up.  Hearing his voice triggered memories from … Continue reading

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Man With Terminal Cancer

We attended a function and were seated with a younger couple.  We visited awhile and learned that Jim had terminal cancer. Neither he nor his girlfriend had any religious affiliation, but Jim was clearly disturbed about his condition. Whenever he spoke of … Continue reading

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Glioblastoma Brain CA & Prayer

My friend Eileen passed away recently from Glioblastoma, brain cancer.  During her final months, she lived with her sister in a distant city. I kept in touch with Eileen by phone, but in her last weeks she could no longer talk. However, she would … Continue reading

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Dog Bite

My husband accompanied me on a two-week mission trip to Central America.  One early evening we were walking on the beach when a large dog came barking and chasing after us. I stopped, stood straight and still and spoke firmly:  “In the name of … Continue reading

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The Death of a Saint

My older sister passed away.  She was diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer two months ago. The weeks that followed were stressful and agonizing. Surgery helped a little, but not enough. Her husband and children (and I) took shifts staying with … Continue reading

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