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  1. cherie sakschewski

    So true. One day I sent my son off in anger. We had a rough morning. I was driving away to the coffee house to get some fuel for my day. I felt like a low scum bag and repented for my willingness to let sin ruin the start of my day. I got to the window and the lady said that the person in the car ahead of me paid for my drink. I burst out in tears and said “Really?”. That is Jesus with skin on.

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