The Word Among Us

Lent 2015 Issue

Baby Steps to the Altar

The Story of a Slow but Steady Conversion

By: Betsy L. Cavnar

Baby Steps to the Altar: The Story of a Slow but Steady Conversion by Betsy L. Cavnar

Have you ever felt the Holy Spirit leading you to do something that seemed ridiculous? That happened to me one day as I sat in the waiting room of a doctor’s office. I sensed an inner prodding that I have come to recognize as the way God speaks to me. He seemed to be saying, “I want to bring this doctor to myself. I will work through her, and she will do great things for me.”

This was not what I wanted to hear, especially since it was my first appointment with her. “Oh no, Lord,” I thought,” slumping in my...


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