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Suicide Watch

I still remember as a volunteer, the first time I was assigned to Suicide Watch at the county jail.  SW is where inmates are held the first 72 hours after their arrest. Many are hung-over from drugs/alcohol and are often … Continue reading

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Please Pray for My Dying Daughter

She was only 45.  Although she was breathing on her own, she was in a coma and her body was shutting down.  Next to her bedside sat her grieving mother. I can’t even imagine what it must have been like for her, … Continue reading

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Young Man From China Despairing

Recently as an online missionary for Global Media Outreach, a young engineer from China wrote.  He said his girlfriend had broken up with him and he was despairing over his loss. Could I offer any reason for him to go … Continue reading

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Teen Wants to Become a Father

I was having Bible study with a group of incarcerated teens when one 16-year-old asked if he could speak with me privately after we finished. Later he told me he is considering getting a girl pregnant. He wanted my opinion, … Continue reading

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Why is Good Friday Good?

It was Easter week and I was fishing off the pier with our eight-year-old grandson. We untangled the lines, baited the hooks, then sat on the bench to wait for a catch.  I’m thinking to myself, “This is going to … Continue reading

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Enemies in County Jail

One night I was doing Bible study with two men in county jail who were enemies. They were in the medical unit,  as one had a broken leg and the other diabetes. They lived four cells apart.  I’d spend time … Continue reading

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I Know Him

My first Bible study many years ago, was in the book of John.  It so affected me, that in a matter of weeks I had surrendered my life to Jesus Christ. I still remember being all alone at my kitchen … Continue reading

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Doing Church for the Old Folks

A friend and I were doing a church service for the old folks in an assisted living facility. Most were quite elderly. We opened by singing three songs of worship, followed by prayer.  I then shared an interesting statement our … Continue reading

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I Cannot Kill My Baby!

It was February 13 and my husband Dan and I were traveling. He dropped me off while he went to park the car. While waiting I noticed a young woman walking toward me.  She looked as if she’d been crying … Continue reading

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You Came to Me in Jail

One day while shopping in a popular chain store I noticed a sales clerk looking at me and smiling.  Later, I moved a few aisles over and there she was again—looking my way and smiling. Finally she came up and … Continue reading

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