Olaiya Muyiwa Benralph (Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria)
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Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God. - 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 (NIV)
I had just finished high school when my father died. I felt my world collapsing as I stood by his body and reflected on all the promises he had made to me: to care for me and support my education to any level I desired.
I cried and could not...
I will share the comfort God has given me with others today.
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