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12 years ago I was 18 and still praying for a miracle as our family surround my mom to say our good byes. My mom might not have been healed here on Earth but she did have victory as she went to be with her savior on October 30th 2002. Her pain was gone and the stupid leukemia was no more!! Selfishly I was very angry the cancer took her life and it took a long time to understand Gods plans for me and my family. Now 12 years later I look and realize how my faith has become much stronger through this and amazed how often God has used my testimony to love on others as they go through tough times. I may have had her physically here on earth for 18 years but her prayers she prayed through out the years are still coming to light. I often still ask, what would my mom say or do or think of many different situations I face! I know I am her legacy and I pray God would bring me deeper and deeper in his love and understanding so I can be a light all of my days like my mom Bette Norden! I love you mom! I miss your smile and your laugh and your hugs! I hold on to the promise that I will see you again in heaven!

Please let me know if I can pray for you if you are going through a troubled time!  Trust me, during those times God is truly closest to you!  

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