Shoot like a Girl | Incidental (#31days)

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Day 17: Cliciova, Romania

We walked along the rutted roads, offering bibles, groceries, and prayer to anyone who might welcome them. Marioara found the rare visit to her home a joyful thing. Her husband died from the ravages of alcohol when he was 40, and her children moved away to places where a living might really be made. 60 at the time, her hope rested in the pension she would receive when she was 62. The 300 Lei (about $100 US)  monthly was almost more than she could comprehend. So she waited – and hoped.

She wanted to see a miracle. It had been so long. And she wondered if God even saw her anymore.

She took the bible, opened it up and sighed – and then quickly closed it again. “I can’t see the words – I’m too old – but thank you for the gift.” Then, a friend on our team smiled and pulled out a pair of reading glasses – something she had haphazardly thrown into her purse before traveling nine time zones ahead to serve. A simple, incidental moment became Marioara’s miracle.

Where have you seen miracles?

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About Ronne Rock

YOU ARE GOD'S HAND-CRAFTED DESIGN. AND I WANT TO CELEBRATE YOU.

We're in this together, and I am for you. I secure road signs with a hammer of hope, and clear the debris so they can be seen. I am your encourager. I walk and keep walking. Cheer and keep cheering. I invest, dive deep, and cherish most the stories being written in the lives of women who believe restoration is a reality on earth as it is in heaven. God holds the pen in those stories, “That one - I hold her. And that one - she is My delight. And that one - never snatched away.”  I am a mouthpiece of celebration for women. Redemption is our song. You can find even more encouragement in  "For You, Love" the prayer journals that invite you to respond, and in Everbloom, a collection of stories from the Redbud Writers Guild. I'm currently writing One Woman Can Change the World, set to publish late spring 2020 (Revell). I'm honored to be represented by Credo Communications.

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