Tag Archives: Acts 4:12

Ghosts in China

I was walking along the beach promenade with a friend when we spotted two  girls trying to take a selfie of themselves with the high surf in the background. I asked if I could help them out by taking 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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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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Man With Terminal Cancer

We attended an out-of-town 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 … 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 went to live 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, … 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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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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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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