Have you felt as if your marriage was down to the last straw? Patti Smith did - when her husband said he wanted to pack up and move the family for the fourteenth time in nine years.
In her book "Roadkill on the Highway to Heaven", Chonda Pierce said "the times you feel like laughing the least are usually the times you need to laugh the most." Those words certainly rang true not too long ago... after Chonda suffered through one of the hardest years of her life.
On July 13th, 2005, a squad car pulled up to a rotting home in West Virginia. Inside lived a woman with a 77 IQ, her boyfriend, and two adult children.
Two officers walked in the door that day and they were no prepared for what they saw inside. Months later, Bernie and Diane Lierow found out that someone else was in that same house - the girl who would become their daughter.
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Multiple Sclerosis attacks a person's brain and central nervous system - and there is no cure. Wendy Lawson struggled with M.S. for 11 years, and while she took meds to control her symptoms, she was never completely healed... until she met a little boy on a missions trip.
Mary Johnson was at work when she received the phone call: her only child had been shot - and his dead body was at the hospital. Mary didn't know the killer, but she knew one thing: that she hated him.
Amanda Talley was told by doctors that she wouldn't be able to have children. She was devastated - but not defeated - because she believed in the power of prayer.
Five years ago, Stephen DeMoss was on his death bed - he only had a four percent chance of survival. But, Steve had something extra: the prayers of people all over the world... and angels on call in the OR.
Rachel accidentally left her car in neutral while parking in her driveway. She never expected the life-threatening situation that would come next.
When her parents divorced, Andrea Logan White attempted to gain a sense of control by manipulating her weight through anorexia.
No matter how much weight she lost, she saw a fat girl in the mirror. And while the reflection in the mirror spurred her to lose more weight, she saw a message in a car window that changed her life.