In 2007 I lost my fiance to a drunk driver. I had never experienced a loss like this and I wasn’t sure how to cope and grieve. I grew up in church. I accepted Christ in my heart at 7 years old. But when Shane died, I felt betrayed and angry at God. So I turned my back and walked away from Him. I turned to a life of drugs, alcohol, self harming and sex. To try and fill that emptiness and pain that I was feeling. I had 4 miscarriages. I attempted suicide several times with no luck. Every time I should have died, God spared me. I couldn’t understand why He wouldn’t just let me die. But one day 7 years later as I sit recovering from my last suicide attempt, my eyes were opened in a way they never had been before. All those years all I saw was me and my pain. I didn’t see my family and friends that I had hurt along the way. I remember that day like it was yesterday. It’s been 3 years. God opened my eyes and showed me, not only the love from my family but His unconditional, perfect, pure love. I have a beautiful daughter now, who just turned 2 and I’m starting my new career next week. I thank God everyday for sparing me one more time and for opening my eyes and showing me His love.
I have been clean since November 2017 when I tried to kill myself on Xanax after my mother had died in a car crash and my two siblings were both locked up in prison and I felt so alone! My drug addiction got worse then I tried to end my life after I was diagnosed with severe Cronin’s disease and after a year of 5 bleeding ulcers and 11 hospital stays in 1 yr, and this is all after a 3 yr fight for disability. So I thought I reached my end. God had other plans for me. Here I am 1 and half yes later and both my brothers are out of prison and all three of us are clean and working a addiction program and praying and thanking God everyday for all we have. I as well did get my disability 4 months after my suicide attempt and my 2 wk stay at the mental hospital. That was the best two weeks ever!!! It saved my life cause I gave it all to my God.
I believe that by wearing the Awesome T-shirt, I can proclaim to the entire world that there is a God in this world that’s like no other. He is the one to rely on & He is the one that we all should make a habit of being our friend. Jesus is the ultimate God & we should all be fortunate enough to say that our God is an Awesome God.
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
After battling my own fears and depression for years, I thought hurting myself would make me feel better. This past year however, I converted from Catholicism to Christianity. I became an active member in my church, and almost immediately i began to feel happier. I stopped hurting myself.
I thank Jesus Christ for he gave me strength to find him again. I now am living a happy life, with amazing friends, a strong relationship, and the greatest connection to God I could ever imagine.
In 2012, I was rushed to the hospital with severe pains in stomach and back. The doctors did an emergency surgery for kidney stones. During surgery, I aspirated and went into a coma. Tubes were put down my throat and I was placed into the ICU. I was in a coma for days and would not respond. They discovered I had SARS which is a deadly disease that attacks the organs. My liver and kidneys were shutting down and a infectious disease doctor was called in. While in a coma, I was unresponsive yet I felt someone sit at my bedside. The voice said wake up and I opened my eyes yet no one was there. At that point I knew it was Jesus. The nurse rushed in to the room and called the doctor. They said my vital signs were normal and I was responding. Jesus brought me back
Jesus was there for me during a rough time in my life. First, my grandpa died. Then my uncle died. Then my aunt died. I was heartbroken. I also had developed depression and was scared every year that I’d lose someone else. I tried to use prayer to keep them alive. Then, one night while I was praying, Jesus came to me and said the Lord wasn’t trying to hurt me or my family for taking my relatives home. He knows what He is doing. Jesus asked me to remember my grandpa’s funeral. I recalled everyone sharing how he impacted their lives for the better. And I soon remembered that the same happened for my aunt and uncle. He said just as they were born at the right time, they died at the right time. They were all sickly before they died. The Lord decided He would let them suffer no more and brought them to His Kingdom. Now they are healthy and immortal. Jesus helped me realize that I need not fear death but celebrate life while it lasts. I still pray for my family and their safety, but not out of fear. I want to wear this shirt to remember that life is awesome and it’s all because the Lord sacrificed his only son to die for our sins so that despite crime, hatred, and other things the devil placed inside of people to make it so we can’t celebrate the good in life. Because while sin is in us, Jesus is in our hearts so we can be way kinder than the devil would like.
I was saved at a young age. I am now 59 years old and serve God with all my heart. I am very active in church. I sing in the choir, teach a toddler class, and work in any area that God calls me for. I have witnessed a lot of miracles in my life. Some say they don’t believe in miracles and I say it’s because they’ve never needed one. My God is an AWESOME God. I praise His wonderful name.