A mother’s faith: Why this widowed mother believes in miracles

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It is an unforgettable story.

The story of a young woman who has experienced every imaginable emotion of motherhood.

It’s ultimately the story of  “A Mother’s Faith.”

Sarah Rodriquez and her husband, Joel, had just received the news.  Their five year battle with infertility had come to an end.  She was pregnant at last.

But two days after their son arrived, so did word that Joel’s cancer had returned.

“I was just terrified,” Sarah says. “Here I am, I have this brand new baby and I didn’t know if he would know his father.”

Joel began chemotherapy as he fought his illness.

Sarah says, “There was no part of me that didn’t think he wouldn’t beat it.”

Joel fought the illness for his son.  He fought for his wife.  He fought for his life.

After surgery to remove the cancer, Joel suffered a series of strokes that neither medicine or prayer could reverse.

“He would never even let me doubt that he was going to beat it.”

Sarah became a widow at the age of thirty-two.

But, the story doesn’t end there.

As you’ll see in the video, it’s only the beginning of why Sarah now believes in miracles.

You can read more about Sarah and her journey at her blog.

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