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My pain opens doors

After a long struggle we at last fell pregnant with twins. However, halfway through the pregnancy we got the news that both boys did not make it. It was incredibly, terribly sad and it is impossible to describe how difficult it was for me and my husband. But after the caesarean, lying in bed, so […]

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My times are in Your hands

For 18 years, by hook or by crook, I roller-coasted from high to low (sometimes rock bottom) but the Lord blesses me, being a single parent of 3 beautiful children. They now are grown-ups with their own families. Children who go to church on Sundays, grand children who attend Sunday school and Youth service. Everything […]

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Your bill has been settled

I would like to tell you how someone else, just at the right time, redirected my focus to Jesus. Two weeks ago, my husband and I took my mom for breakfast to celebrate her birthday. My husband was in a bit of hurry and had to leave just after having eaten. My mom and I […]

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The sun will certainly shine again

My beautiful wife was diagnosed with breast cancer and before we knew it, we were right into the big C. Well, we had to get through it and we spoke to our heavenly Father because that is our only source of help. We went through many operations and then came the chemotherapy. We didn’t always […]

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Faithful indeed

During 1996 I lost my job and decided, after attending several interviews and being unsuccessful, that I will start my own venture. I prayed to the Lord and undertook that, if He would help me to be successful, I and the people we work for will start each day reading a chapter from a Christian […]

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The Lord will sustain you.

I have a testimony of what happened to me and my deceased wife. My deceased wife’s (Karin) father was laying on his deathbed. Now Karin was very close to her father and that night her father past away. Karin was very upset and said there is no God, which shocked me. All kinds of things […]

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God is good, God is everything.

When I was young I did many things that I’m definitely not proud of. I grew up in a Christian home but I moved away from my Christian upbringing after I got married. I am divorced – it was not due to my ex-husband but I brought it about (one boy born from the marriage). […]

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He knows how your story goes.

Four years ago I was first diagnosed with cancer of my lymph nodes. After 6 months of chemo, another 5 months of chemo (2 rounds), a stem cell transplant and a month’s radiation to my chest, I went into remission in 2014. A year ago I was diagnosed with relapsed Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Another 5 months […]

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Suffering and hurting

We were 7 children from a broken home. Since I was 18 years old I knew that I could not have children. I was married to a good man for 7 years, but we separated because I had an affair.  He has died in the meantime. In September 2001 my beloved 37-year old sister, together […]

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Prayer works

A few years ago our son got the most strange bacterial infection. It most probably moved through a small wound in his cheek to his tonsils and when he swallowed it secreted exfoliative toxins into his blood stream. This caused the binding fluid which binds his skin to his body to dissolve. As the skin […]

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