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Blind Faith

For those of you who may not know, in June, 2020, my adult son, Joey, who has special needs, had a retina detachment. What should have been a routine surgical repair resulted in three additional surgeries and the loss of his vision. Many of you faithfully prayed for Joey – something I’m eternally grateful for. The result isn’t what I hoped, what I desperately prayed for. I’m sharing our experience over the last two years, hoping it blesses you. Thank…

The Shepherd’s Voice

“My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me” –Jesus, John 10:27 It seemed like a good idea - friends cheered me on. I was ten and agreed to walk my neighbor’s giant dog. The neighborhood fraternity wanted to go roller skating – right that second. “Just put your skates on….he can pull you.” A plan destined for disaster. Within minutes I was cruising down the blacktop – until the dog saw a squirrel. He went…

When Walls Crumble and Fall

September 20,1989 “If your baby lives he will be severely disabled. He won’t walk or talk or acknowledge you.” The doctor left and I sat without expression. When the words finally sank in, I cried without comfort. Prayed and asked why. It was the destruction of a dream. The dream of the baby and life I planned. When I heard these words, I sat down and wept and mourned for days; and I was fasting and praying before the God…