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Too rushed

My husband and I were in a car accident involving three cars. My car was written off. My breast plate was fractured and I got a slight concussion. My husband’s knees were injured and he also suffered from a concussion. I’ve been a bit of a Schumacher all my life. My car has been written […]

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Lord is my refuge

A while ago I sent the following request for prayer to Cross broad’s prayer ministry – My son was involved in a bike accident and broke his collarbone and he needs to undergo an operation. He unfortunately does not have a medical aid at the moment so please pray with us that Father will provide […]

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Faithful as usual

Five months ago I’ve asked you to pray for me. The answer helped me tremendously and I even got more information to better understand my condition (Achalasia). I really appreciate it. During the operation, done by a professor from Pretoria, I however picked up a problem. He perforated my stomach in several places and a […]

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Am I of use, Lord?

It was Pentecost. I got this vision while sitting in the church. My life was good – I was a housewife, Mom, farmer’s wife and involved with my children’s school and community. But we as women somehow have a kind of underlying inferiority and the question which bugged me was: Lord, what is my worth?  […]

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Acknowledge His miracles!

Recently I went through a difficult time … I was eagerly on the way to the Aardklop National Festival for the first time, being very excited. I had to drive three hours from the farm to get there. At 10 o’clock the morning I went into a theatre for my first show. While putting my […]

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Jesus never lets go of our hand

I lost my job a year ago and I thought this was God’s way of telling me to “do my own thing, you always wanted to”.  I got off and did my own thing. It was tough and I’ve used all the extra money I had. By the end of July last year I had […]

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The light above me

My husband and I have been married for 49 years when he was taken away from me.  He suffered a year and three months from cancer. He suffered a lot. Seeing his misery I felt very sorry for him. I mourned while he was still alive. He never saw me crying because I did not […]

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Your Word is my life

In October 1979 I saw in a dream how God came on the clouds and took some of my loved ones with Him up to heaven, but I stayed behind and ran after them, shouting, “What about me, Lord? You forgot about me.” I will never forget the voice that told me, “Go away, I […]

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Sometimes we get lost

My husband went to hospital a while ago. He only went into theatre around 4 o’clock the afternoon. I went home and decided to pay him a visit that evening. Although I have been driving for 40 years, I do develop night blindness. I actually only had to use the well-lit highway for 5 kilometers. […]

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God can change circumstances

For 13 years my husband has been unfaithful to me.  He is a long distance truck driver. Although I was unfairly hurt I stood by him. He twice left me and ran off with other women only to return to me later on. My dignity was ruined but I held God’s hand and surrendered my […]

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