Candyce Sturgeon (North Carolina, USA)
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Suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not disappoint us. - Romans 5:3-5 (NRSV)
It started with a twinge of pain in my leg, but the little twinges soon became greater and steadily intensified. Two years later, while I was sitting in my seventh-grade math class, I was told to go to the front office. I could feel my heart pounding as I walked...
God fills me with hope and helps me endure.
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