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Letting your light shine

Paul wrote, “Not that I have already . . . been made perfect, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me.”- Philippians 3:12 (NIV)
My nephew was born with cerebral palsy as a result of being born prematurely and receiving too much oxygen to keep his tiny body alive.Michael has always been a strong but sweet person.I’ve witnessed his struggles although he never complained or wanted any sympathy.He has undergone countless painful surgeries and rehabilitations to reduce the spasms in his legs, to straighten his twisted ankle and to help his tendons stretch.When he tried to walk without his leg braces or his crutches he would often fall trying to get from one short place to another.He learned how to break his fall with his arms which also caused pain to his wrists, arms and shoulders, and still he never complained.He also never gave up hope that he would overcome this condition.
Michael is now 27 yrs. old.He has become an avid follower of Christ, reads his bi…