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  • Nieuwleven
    Dec 15, 2007
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      Dear Bridget,

      Thanks for sharing! I would like to send you a big internet hug!

      A

      --- In exgaydiscussionboard@yahoogroups.com, "Bridget Night"
      <BridgetNight123@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi Everyone,
      >
      >
      >
      > I spoke to my son, Johnathan last night on IM. We had not spoken in
      > awhile and he wanted to know how I was doing. We had a really good talk.
      > We shared about our holiday shopping and how we are spending more
      than we
      > wanted. We talked about his reading of the New testament. I told him
      about
      > Lee Strobel's new book, "The Case for the Real Jesus." It is his latest
      > book that explores the questions recently raised about Jesus by
      prominent
      > atheists and liberal scholars. My son has liked this author and so he
      > asked if I would get it for him for Christmas. I also got him a gift
      > certificate for a massage which he loves to get every Christmas. He
      asked
      > me if I had listened to the most recent political debates and we did our
      > usual discussing of politics and who we support and why we support them.
      > We did find some common ground there and are respectful even though we
      > disagree on a number of points.
      >
      >
      >
      > I reminded him that his dad's birthday is December 5th. He was glad
      I did
      > because he had forgotten. As we continued talking he said that he had
      > found a great e-card he was going to send his dad and showed me what he
      > had written on the e-card to his dad. It almost made me cry. Here is
      what
      > he said:
      >
      >
      >
      > I just want to wish my wonderful father a happy birthday and say how
      > proud I am to have you as my father. I want you to know how much I
      > appreciate all you have done for me over the years, and that I know
      it has
      > been difficult, for both of us. However I have my first job in the game
      > industry now and I am very happy with what I do. I wouldn't have
      been able
      > to do it without your love and support.
      >
      > :
      >
      > More than that, you have also been a very kind father to me. Many
      fathers
      > are not so kind to their sons, especially when they find out that their
      > sons may be flawed. I am glad that you have loved me so unconditionally.
      > For this, I can honestly say that I love you, and I look forward to the
      > coming years on this Earth, and the life to come.
      >
      >
      >
      > Love,
      >
      > ~Johnathan
      >
      >
      >
      > These are the precious moments that help you know that the Spirit of the
      > Lord is working here.
      >
      >
      >
      > Blessings to you all, Bridget
      >
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