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Sarah's Journey

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Dean Butler

Once upon a time in a bustling city, there lived a young woman named Sarah. Sarah had always been full of dreams and ambitions, eager to make a difference in the world. She worked hard in her career, excelled in her studies, and was known for her kindness and generosity.

However, one day, tragedy struck Sarah's life. She lost her beloved parents in a car accident, leaving her heartbroken and lost. The pain of the loss seemed unbearable, and Sarah struggled to find meaning in her once vibrant life.

In her darkest moments, Sarah turned to the scriptures for comfort and guidance. She found solace in Psalm 34:18, "The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit," and in Isaiah 41:10, "So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand."

Through prayer and reflection on God's Word, Sarah began to see her loss in a new light. She realized that her parents' legacy of love and faith lived on in her, and that she had a purpose to fulfill even in the midst of grief.

Driven by a newfound sense of purpose, Sarah started volunteering at a local shelter for the homeless. She poured her heart into helping those in need, listening to their stories, and offering them hope and encouragement.

As Sarah immersed herself in serving others, she experienced a transformation within herself. Her grief slowly turned into compassion, and her sense of loss was replaced by a deep gratitude for the time she had with her parents and the opportunity to make a positive impact in the world.

Through her journey of finding purpose and meaning in life, Sarah learned the truth of Romans 8:28, "And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose." She found comfort and strength in knowing that even in the midst of pain and loss, God had a plan for her life, and that every experience, joyful or sorrowful, could be used for His glory.

Fifty years ago, I committed my life to serving the Lord. I hold an associate degree in Christian Education and a bachelor’s degree in Christian Counseling. I live by 1 Corinthians 9:16, and Ephesians 3:7-8. In my retirement, I focus on studying and sharing the teachings of God’s Word with others. Besides writing this Blog, I maintain 3 Facebook pages dedicated to spreading the Word of God. Email:

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