When I first thought of the prospect that Robert had a pen pal, I thought of these â€œnut jobsâ€ that fall in love with prison inmates. Although I had forgiven him, I couldnâ€™t see how or why someone would want to call him a friend. Even now as I sit and write this, I canâ€™t wrap my brain around being his friend, but I was never given that opportunity either.
We as humans are very curious creatures, so I decided to investigate. I followed the bread crumbs that you left and prayed for God to reveal the truth. As Christians, we are to be as wise as serpents and as gentle as doves.
The human part of me, my mind, will, and emotions were saying, â€œHow can this be?â€; the spiritual side of me was saying, â€œWith man this is impossible, but with God ALL things are possible.â€
The first thing I read was the interview, â€œThe Big Challengeâ€ that you did with Robert. When I came to the part about him being a Christian, a smile came over my face, and when I read the letter of apology, tears streamed down my face. I was overjoyed to have come to know that Robert would indeed be in heaven with me.
I even slapped God a high five and said, â€œYou go God!â€
I can honestly say there was a bounce in my step again.
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