Angels Unawares: ****
By The Rev. Ann Fontaine
One day I was working at our local Care and Share Food Bank in Lander,
Wyoming. I felt very distant from God. I could not believe anymore. I
had decided there was no point in church. As my friend, Sydne, and I
worked sacking up the groceries for various family sizes, a young
pregnant Native American woman, whom I did not know, came through the
door. As she was picking up some food for her family, she said - "Ann,
we haven't seen you for awhile."
It was one of those moments outside of time. I knew she was not saying
she had not seen me around town because we did not know each other. It
was a message in answer to my questioning distance from God. I heard
God saying through her - we have not seen you - you are drifting away
from us - come back. After she left I asked Syd - "Who was that?" Syd
said, "That was Mary." She was my messenger.
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