Conversion Paper

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Mercedes Muchita-Thomas

CONVERSION TESTIMONY 1. “I have not always been a Christian.”
Before I became a Christian, as a young teenager, I began to use drugs. Even though I was using drugs, I managed to graduate high school. After I graduated, I decided to get a job. I was able to get good paying jobs but lost them due to my drug abuse. As time progressed, I began to live in the streets. Finally, I went into a drug program for almost a year. The streets had become too much for me. I split shortly before a year. I never went back to hard drugs though. Instead, I became an alcoholic. My life was a downward spiral. I was always in wrong relationships. I had a marriage that failed and lived in anger all the time. I was lonely and confused all the time as well. I had any real friends. I can clearly remember not caring or loving myself. To put plainly, I was a mess. I was just living from day to day in a fog. 2. I realized I needed Jesus and received Him into my life when I was forty-one years old. In the month of August. Actually, the process began on my forth birthday. Prior to my birthday, child services had taken my children from me. Because some people who did not like me kept reporting me to child services. On that day of my fortieth birthday, I knew I needed to change my life. Ten months later, I took my last drink and a month later I found a church home of twenty-four years. 3. The biggest change I have noticed in my life is that I love myself unconditionally. I no longer feel lonely. Loving myself was the first step to recovery.…...

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