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Shelli lives in Royse City, Texas. She writes for WMU’s magazine, Missions Mosaic, and is the author of A Gift Worth Keeping: It Goes with my Décor!

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  1. That was beautiful Shelli!. How are you all doing? I miss you guys. I hope we can find a way to visit soon.

  2. Your courage and open heart are a light in a dark world. Thank you for sharing your gift of encouragement and for glorifying Christ who enabled you. I love and miss you and hope to see you at Christmas!

      • Yes, I think we’re coming for about a week. If you and Brian are able, maybe we can hook up in Poetry at Uncle Don’s home? Would love to fellowship with all of you!

  3. Blessings to you for sharing with so many how God has led you during good and hard times! I know you have encouraged so many.

  4. My sweet Shelli….How proud I am of you. God has blessed you with a great communication skill. I am so proud that you know HIm personally and depend on Him in every aspect of your life. May we all gain the strength that God allows you to share.

  5. Thank you for sharing this heartwarming testimony, Shelli. I love the analogy of catching Little Bit and how God will catch us by the hem when we fall. I’m so grateful both your girls were spared!

  6. this is an amazing story..i can share this with my cousin who was just diagnosed with breast ca last wk..my mom was a ca survivor about a year ago..i remember praying and quoting the same verse..just to touch the hem of Jesus garment..and she will be healed & that was so..yours was a powerful testimony and my faith is strengthened again..God bless.

  7. How beautiful, Shelly. I am so proud of you….and your girls! They look so cute in their braces. Keep up the good work and thanks for letting me know about your article. It’s great! Love you.

  8. Love this. I have held onto His hem for dear life on many occasions, including when our first child was born with Down Syndrome…and when our 4th child was diagnosed with cancer…and many, many other times. He is always faithful. Thank you for these beautiful words. 🙂

  9. Shelli, you have a way of weaving God’s presence into everyday life that is truly a gift from Him. I’m thankful to Him that both your girls have been such blessings in your life.

  10. Thank you for sharing Shelli. You are always so encouraging and uplifting . Your words are so loving, and inspiring . Your girls are do beautiful. May God continue to bless you always .

  11. Once again, you use your God-given talent to express His truth so eloquently. Thank you for the blessing.