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My short moment of Peace

Location: Orlando FL USA

By: Tiffany Lequerique

My great grandfather's health had been declining for a while now. He had been going to dialysis twice a week and would sometimes hallucinate. He began to forget who people were and where he was. I attended the funeral with my family, but I was extremely sad because I knew his passing was painful and hard. I just wanted to be comforted that he was indeed okay. I paid my last respects and stood in a circle talking to my close relatives. I was in conversation when I felt someone grab my right arm and give a tug, as if they hadn't seen me in a while. I finished my sentence and turned to see who was next to me and I was surprised to see no one there. I had felt him grab my arm as to say he was glad that I could make it and that he ws okay now. I smiled into the air and turned back around to my family. This is the most unexplainably moment of my life, but I believe in it more than anything I have ever believed in in my life. ~Tiffany 22 years old

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Bishop of Arles, France, and friend and relative of St. Honoratus. He was born to a noble family in Lorraine and was successful, although he gave up his secular career to join St. Honoratus at Lerins Abbey. When Honoratus died after being named the bishop of Arles, Hilary was chosen as his successor in 429. He was known for his austerities, his aid to the poor, ... continue reading



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