Category Archives: PEOPLE

How Can I Make Friends?

As an online missionary for Global Media Outreach, I’ve been mentoring Susan in the Middle East, for about three years.  She’s now a university freshman.  She wrote, “I am shy and handicapped in making friendships. How exactly can I make … Continue reading

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My Uncle Just Died

The tree trimmers had just arrived and began working on our tree, when their boss, whom I’d never before met, wanted to speak with me. “I just received a phone call that my uncle just died.  He wasn’t even sick. … Continue reading

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Repent? What’s Repent?

Years ago a friend invited me to Bible study.  I said, “No thanks, I’m not interested.” She persisted. “We’ll get lunch afterward and we’ll have a good time!  I’ll be at your house at 8:30 tomorrow, so be ready!” I … Continue reading

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She HAD to Get an Abortion

We were on the college campus when a student stopped by our table.   He asked about the small Precious Feet Lapel Pin we had on display. I explained, “These little feet are the exact size and shape of a … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning & Another Cruise Ship

It was a Princess Cruise.  As I’d done in the past, I approached the cruise director asking permission to lead an interdenominational Bible study. He was enthusiastic! He said I could do it Sunday morning and he would give me … Continue reading

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It’s Impolite to Stare

A disabled man with a shriveled leg,                                                                                                  Loaded down with a grocery bag                                                                                                   Somehow manages his own wheelchair                                                                                              I quickly turn away, it’s impolite to stare. A woman approaches, pushed from behind                                                                                Distorted, deformed, bitter, unkind                                                                                                    I resist the temptation … Continue reading

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I’m Bad – God Doesn’t Want Me

A precious memory from my years doing youth-prison ministry: I am still rejoicing over 17-year-old Rosemary, a precious new friend.  She was incarcerated for six weeks and refused to come to Bible study during that time. Why?  She said she … 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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It’s All Good! – Is It?

The popular phrase “It’s all good” is often used in the most inappropriate ways. A woman I know became bored in her marriage.  She found a boyfriend and moved in with him, leaving her teenagers with her husband.  Today she … Continue reading

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Wrong Email

It was about a year ago that I emailed a young man who was asking for dating and courtship advice. It seems his email address is similar to another young man with the same name!   Unfortunately, the email went to … Continue reading

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