Friday, February 21st, 2020

I am extremely close with my mother. She raised me; my father was very irresponsible & was not a good provider. He passed away over 30 yrs ago. I have a very little family. My husband & I do not have to have any children.I have 3 half-sisters who I do not have any relationship with.

As far as I am concerned, I am the only child.

My mom was concerned that after she passes, I will get lonely. As a result, she encouraged me to get baptized. That way, after she dies, I can talk to God & not be so lonely…

Mom & I were baptized together in 2011. At the time, I was just a regular Christian, who only attended church once a year. I did not pray; I did not have a relationship with God at all.

I ran into Margaret about 18 months ago. She invited me to her Bible study group. Since then, I have been transformed from a worry bug into a confident person. I am much more connected to the Lord. I have learned to pray in tongues. I have also gained valuable friendships. My Bible study group has become my extended family.

I learned there that worry is actually a sin. We must have faith. Faith-filled prayers. All things are possible with God. When we trust in the Lord and not lean on our own understanding, He will make our path straight. ​​ My mom is 94 years old. She had a stroke a year ago, and Alzheimer’s is setting in. We can no longer carry on a conversation; we cannot go out & have fun like we used to. This has been a very difficult period for me. My mom has always been my best friend. My Bible study with Margaret has helped me tremendously in coping with this situation. I know that God is taking care of my mom. If she passes, she will be in heaven. She will be happy & safe.

Margaret has taught us how to pray. Being in Margaret’s Bible study group has been an amazing journey. My husband, mom, & I are blessed every day. I know that the best is yet to come!​​God Bless,