I’m writing in hopes that you will share this letter in Wisconsin Christian News — before Christmas time. I want to tell my story here and hope it’s an encouragement to you.
Several years ago, I was lost, broken-hearted and broken. I was living for the “things of this world” and had no time or interest in the things of God. I thought my life was “good” and I enjoyed plenty of money from my job, plenty of free time for recreation and vacations and lots of “friends” to party with, as I had been recently divorced. I thought I “had it all.” Really I had nothing of value and no plans or hope for the future.
I didn’t worry myself or bother with “politics” or world events. They held no interest for me either.
Then, for Christmas one year, my sister gave me a gift subscription to Wisconsin Christian News. “Gee, thanks,” I thought... what a worthless “gift!”
I admit, I didn’t read much in the first few issues that came in the mail. To tell you the truth, I just tossed them in the trash without even looking at them. But then, one day, I did read a copy, because something on the front page ...