Thank you, dear heavenly Father

My parents didn’t attend church or practice any religion, but when I was ten, they sent me to Bible school for two weeks—and I came home with a Bible.

Over a period of three years, I read every word and underlined the passages that spoke to my child heart, such as the twenty-third Psalm, Christ Jesus’ words “Fear not, little flock” (Luke 12:32), and this statement from First John: “God is love” (4:8). I loved the Bible, especially the Gospels about Jesus’ life and works.

When I married, I joined the Protestant church that my husband belonged to. We loved our church and were active members. Our friends at church supported us in every way when my husband was suddenly diagnosed with a terminal illness. We had two young children, and it was a time of intense challenge.

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October 4, 2021

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