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Holma

Originally posted on Perk and God:
(republished on 5/17 as a request from Mike) When Erin was in middle school, she came to me one Saturday morning and said, “Mommy, I love you more than words can describe. There is…

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Enough

4/18/2013. OK- so, I’m sitting on the john and I’m thinking of Jennie’s phone message. “Patty, could you leave me a message about what God told you last week? Something about ‘enough’.” So, I’m trying to recall what He said, … Continue reading

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Daddy’s death

April 25th, 1996 My dad had major heart surgery on December 26th, 1995. His recovery however, went all wrong. Every conceivable bad thing that could happen, did. 10 minutes after being wheeled into the recovery room, all the internal stitches … Continue reading

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When time stood still

One Tuesday evening, I left my house at 7:10 to go to my 7:30pm Bible study. I remember it being exactly this time because it always took me 20 minutes to get there in good traffic and the first round … Continue reading

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Two Girls in Need

There are times when things happen, that I know God’s hand is truly in on it, but others would say, “That’s just a coincidence,” or, “That was just a hunch you had.” Whatever -I know it’s God. So here’s one: … Continue reading

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Another Car Accident

When we lived in Ann Arbor, I was the coordinator of the email prayer chain at our church. I also worked at St. Joseph’s hospital, so frequently I’d get prayer requests for people in our hospital, and I’d go visit … Continue reading

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A Car Accident

The day before Mother’s day, God put it on my heart to buy a new video cassette recorder. I know this dates me because no one has one now, but never the less… Our old one wasn’t reliable, and so … Continue reading

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Saint Nick

When I lived in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, and Ann Arbor, Michigan, one of my ministries was giving rides to random people who were brought into my every day activities by God. When my mom found out about this, she was … Continue reading

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Rides Ministry

  For part of my Christian life, God has me in a “rides” ministry. I first realized this when He asked me to give a ride to the cute old lady with the “coke bottle” glasses. Here is one memorable … Continue reading

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Lost and Found

During the summer of 1992, I was taking a Bible Study at Our Lady of Humility Church on Tuesday evenings. One of those evenings, our group was interrupted by a frantic phone call from Charlie, age 10. “Mom, they stole … Continue reading

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