This Week's Story

Big Footprints, part two

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My parents' faith was not mine. I wanted to be me!

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Sometimes people expect that if your dad is an outstanding spiritual leader, you’ll be a good kid. That was not my road. I wanted to be me! I followed my parents’ activities, but not their faith.

My brother died unexpectedly in a military plane crash and my dad died at age 51 of a brain disease. After my dad was gone I was in a fog with nightmares. I said, “Lord, I can’t do this. I can’t have these dreams every night. My folks had faith, but it isn’t mine.”…
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