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How to Crawl

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By: C.G.Collier

6 years ago,I went out to get my newspaper one morning and the paper was under a Magnolia tree. I went out and slipped while trying to get it over the roots etc..My ankle broke badly. It was completley twisted and the pain so unbearable. i could not get up as I was on a hill,grass and I surely could not stand. I tried to crawl but kept slipping. I looked for anyone..no one. I prayed in Jesus name to help. Nothing. I prayed again and said I believe in You with all my heart and I know You exist please help. An Angel came. Huge and above me. She asked me to crawl and I said i tried. She said crawl and suddenly her left wing shrouded me. There was no pain . I felt like a lamb or little child being led. i felt like I was in a bubble sort of. The angel had a woman's voice I had never heard before. I noticed for whatever reason in that moment she had no emotion. She had love and power,but no emotion. She led me over sticks and rocks and a limstone rocky old patio to the back door. Once I got to the phone to call 911 she left and the pain returned. Whenever I feel far away I remember this. When I was in the hospital I noticed i had no scratches where I had crawled..just the ankle. Last April, My ankle broke ( same one..same yard ) again. I had no pain until the xray but I did not witness an angel. I yelled for help and a deaf man across the street ( a big street ) heard me. That is a miracle. Yes they do exist. YES ! My faith was tested the first time and I prayed honestly in the Name of Jesus. True. What an awesome God <3

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