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Ashamed of my speech impediment.

Jason Gray

"I remember a specific moment where after a concert, a person came up to me and they thanked me for having a speech handicap."

My son with cerebral palsy had no hope until the missionary arrived.

Maxim

We tried everything possible to make his life normal. He studied in a very good school. He tried to study hard and behave very well. Nevertheless, society had a hard time accepting him.

Decided to drive off a cliff.

David

I decided I was going to get up and I decided I was going to get in my car and drive up Glendora Mountain Road where teenagers would always drive drunk, and every few years someone would end up driving off a cliff.

Restored with Dad after the abuse.

Edna

I said; “Daddy, Daddy don’t! You’re going to kill Mom!”

Unloved by my husband ... and God.

Amy

"While I thought that they were special things, my husband at the time found that journal and thought it was really weird, really strange, and told me that I was really weird."

My children became my God.

Renee

I completely gave in to the depression and I gave into the addiction. I became homeless. I lost custody of my sons. It was then that I cried out to the Lord.

Low self esteem, depressed, even by middle school.

Mike L

Growing up I didn't have a very personal view of God.

Because I said "hi" she didn't kill herself.

Matt K

She later told that she was thinking about suicide, and that it was my simple hello that had let her know that she was alive.