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She thought she would never recover from the loss of her only daughter. Then, less than a year later, tragedy struck again. At her worst point God sent a surprising friend to comfort her and from that point on the healing began.
Join my guest Deb Hadley on this week's episode of Mercy Unwrapped as she talks to about the deaths of her children and how God used unthinkable loss to turn her life around, revive her faith, and point her in a direction of giving comfort and healing to others.
He was from a big Catholic family. When he got married he expected to have a big Catholic family of his own. But after a couple of years went by and no children were born, he started to rethink his life, his expectations, and his future. LISTEN to this story of one man's journey from frustration and sadness to joy, a new career, and a fruitful and happy marriage.
Mike Aquilina, prolific writer, songwriter, television personality and conference speaker, tells it like it is. A great story of God's mercy and His perfect timing.
When I sew I think of my mother. When I sew something from cloth that used to be something else, I REALLY think of my mother. This week I made shopping bags from an old bed sheet. In my mind, she was with me and beside me, grinning her head off with pride. Mom was the Queen of Reuse before the word was invented.
My parents experienced the Great Depression. They had both experienced hunger as kids and young people. They did not waste ANYTHING. We shopped at the Goodwill and Salvation Army. Mom would find a dress for herself or one of us girls, make sure it was in good shape, and then she'd bring it home and give it a make-over. And we would have a "new" dress to wear to school. (When I was a chid, girls did not wear pants to school!)
I learned a lot from my mom. How to make inexpensive meals that stretch over several days. How to sew doll clothes
She knew she couldn't give birth physically but she wanted to be a mother. After prayer and research, she and her husband decided to become foster parents. Soon they had three children, siblings, living in their home.
Listen to writer, blogger, author and Mom, Heidi Hess Saxton tell her story of adoption-the joys and the challenges-and what she has learned by being open to life, and open to family in an extraordinary way.
He was an officer in the US Army with an off-again, on-again relationship with God. When he came very near to death he made a promise to God. Little did He know that God would use that promise to bring the officer closer to Himself, to his men, and ultimately home to the Catholic Church.
Listen to this week's guest on Mercy Unwrapped, Dana Krull
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