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*Answered Prayers »

[8 Aug 2008 | 4 Comments | ]

Prayer is the greatest power in the universe. There are no coincidences. Since nothing builds faith like answered prayer, I’m led to share a recent story of a specific answer to prayer.
Last November I received an email from Sharon Brown asking if I would conduct a walking tour for her and her husband Thanksgiving weekend. I said yes and the three of us had an absolutely wonderful time together. I discovered that they had driven the long distance from Taccoa, Georgia because Sharon had read Marching Through Culpeper and was …

* Hidden History Facts »

[6 Aug 2008 | No Comment | ]

Mary Custis Lee, wife of General Robert E. Lee, was the great-granddaughter of Martha Washington, wife of George Washington. Mary inherited the palatial estate Arlington that overlooked the nation’s capitol and many heirlooms from our first president. She was a devout Christian and faithfully kept a prayer journal that has survived, and thus in the 21st century we can still be inspired by the beauty of her soul.
On Sunday, July 4, 1830 shortly before becoming engaged she experienced the profoundly joyful and life-changing event of giving her life to Christ. …