The Word Among Us

Lent 2019 Issue

The Gift of Closeness

Jesus held my heart through my son’s darkest struggles.

By: Judy Wetzel

The Gift of Closeness: Jesus held my heart through my son’s darkest struggles. by Judy Wetzel

When a mother brings a beautiful baby boy into the world, she does not visualize her child growing up to be a drug addict, living on the street, or bouncing in and out of incarceration.

But in my case, that is exactly what happened to my son. Over the years, Billy’s succession of troubles took a great toll on him and our...

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