Mary Nyokabi Penparadise (Kiambu, Kenya)
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[Jesus] replied, “You of little faith, why are you so afraid?” Then he got up and rebuked the winds and the waves, and it was completely calm. - Matthew 8:26 (NIV)
I had just finished my primary education and by God’s grace had passed and been the best in my region. Everyone was happy for me, and I remember that my friends kept telling me that God was good to me; but I was troubled. My mind was not at peace,...
Today I will remember that Jesus is in the boat with me.
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