A Happy Ending

As we all know too well, not every story has a happy ending. So I thought we could use one.

If you follow me on social media*, you may have seen some posts about my friend Jerry. Jerry recently went through a three-month “to hell and back” battle with the virus, with double pneumonia. I have asked for prayer for Jerry’s healing several times. Jerry is a well-known man of God in his community, so lots of people were praying for him. He was in and out of hospitals and rehabs, and at times things did not look promising. When he did finally go home, he was on oxygen and using a walker. Reports about him did not sound good. We certainly did not think Jerry would ever be the same.

The thing is, Jerry is 90 years young. He was full of life, had a skip in his step, and served the Lord with fervor. But let’s be real – at that age, if someone makes it through the virus, we may not expect them to come back to full health. To be honest, I imagined he would look frail. We truly didn’t imagine he would ever drive again. Or especially, blow the shofar, as he did so often.

Perhaps we underestimated God. Perhaps we underestimated the power of prayer.

For God is able to do exceedingly, abundantly above all we ask or think, according to the power that works in us. Ephesians 3:20 NKJV

This past week, my friend Del and I had Jerry on our radio show, Seeds of Hope. Wow – is he ever a seed of hope!

Then Friday night, we had the amazing privilege of seeing and hearing him blow the shofar – with every bit of power in his lungs as he ever had! Everyone was celebrating!

And by the way, he looks every bit as healthy as he ever did, and he drove himself to the event!

If you’d like to hear more of Jerry’s story, straight from Jerry himself, have a listen/watch here: Planet Vero/Seeds of Hope

Or if you’re not on Facebook, you can access it on Youtube here.

I hope his miracle gives you hope!

Let’s eat healthy, build our immune system and strengthen our lungs, and by all means, surround ourselves with prayer warriors.

To God be the glory,



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  1. Drema Molloy on February 9, 2022 at 3:52 am

    I am aware that there is no limit to God’s power, if you seek him! My late Mother had, among many health problems, multiple sclerosis. She was in her early 60’s and would fall all the time. When the pain became too great, she would receive an injection in her back. After a couple years of this debilitating disease, members of our Baptist church came to our home and laid hands upon her legs, praying for her complete healing. Afterwards, my Mom immediately said she felt the disease leave her body. She never had another pain nor another fall from that day of prayer forward! She lived to be 92 and although she suffered with many maladies, multiple sclerosis was not one of them. She told the doctor who had been administering the injections that the Lord healed her M.S., but he said, “No, it is merely in remission!” She said to him, “You just don’t know my God!”Hallelujah, all glory to Him!

  2. Penny Cooke on February 9, 2022 at 5:55 pm

    Oh Drema, I didn’t know your mother had MS. My daughter-in-law was recently diagnosed with it. I also had an aunt who had it, who I was around a lot because my cousin and I were the same age and were always at each others’ houses. So I know how debilitating the disease can be! My aunt was wheel-chair bound for much of her adult life and had much difficulty even talking. 🙁 I can’t pray hard enough for my DIL, and she and my son have a severely autistic son as well.
    What an amazing, encouraging testimony! Thanks SO much for sharing! And of course, for stopping by my blog! xo

  3. Karen on February 10, 2022 at 7:00 pm

    I enjoyed listening to him on the radio! Glad you shared his story on your post!

  4. Penny Cooke on February 15, 2022 at 1:56 am

    Thanks for listening, Karen!

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