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My nephew wrote this in response to a Bill Maher show. I thought it was very insightful. He is 20 years old, and I did not know how much he knew about my situation (because he lives 800 miles away.)

"I just got done watching a special that Bill Mahr (or however you spell his last name, personally I don't really care) had on HBO. It got me so worked up, because he was basically saying that the bible was just a story, and Jesus Christ was just a man with a smart mouth, that was it. He said that God didn't exist, and that the whole story is just stupid. I'm sayin to myself, "Well, obviously you haven't had the chance to witness what God can really do. I mean, if you just look at some of the everyday miracles that happen, you can witness God's awesome power. But if you have somehow, by some unforeseen chance, not gotten a chance to see just a glimpse of God's power, let me just tell you about a person I know very deeply.

His name is James Mead, and he is my uncle. About a year and a half ago, my uncle Jim went through a very life changing, and life threatening experience. He was put in the hospital because he had had a very strong stroke. I don't mean one of those small ones, like when you loose feeling in your left arm, I mean a stroke that did incredible damage to his brain.

Alright, before I get into specifics, let me tell you this. He was put into the hospital originally because his blood pressure was so erratic that he wasn't able to do pretty much, anything. Now, as time went on, it was either his whole left side, or his whole right side, I can't remember, became completely numb. By this time, he was taken to a neurologist to see if anything could be seen causing problems in his brain. At first, they could see none. So he was sent back to his hospital room. When a CAT scan provided nothing, they sent him to a specialist.

It was at this time that they saw that his brain had swelled up to enormous sizes, and that he had had a double stroke. This stroke damaged both his right side, as well as the left side of his brain. They took him to the OR, and took out a big piece of his skull to let the swelling die down. He was put back into critical care.

They informed our family, that because of the stroke, he would probably never be able to walk, talk, or do anything ever again. He was basically going to be a vegetable. However, that was not the case, that was not the case at all. Two days after the surgery, he was sitting up in his bed, talking to his family. He was eating talking, and he remembered everything. Every detail from his past. Now, I don't mean to speculate, but doesn't that just seen impossible to you? I mean, just a little bit?

Now, not only was he sitting up in his bed, but a week later, he started walking again! It wasn't long before he was walking faster than my grandparents to show them something in the Hospital.

After he was discharged, it took him a while, but he was able to ride a bike again! After that, he started driving again, then, he resumed his job as a pastor in his church! The scientists are still all baffled by this. They have no idea how this is happening. They have told him time and time again, he is supposed to be dead. There is no scientific reason that he should be alive right now, let alone doing all of the things he is doing.

The doctors have tried to look up all practical, and even some non-practical scientific explanations as to how this is happening. They can't find a reason. There is no way that he should be living right now, except by the grace of God!!

Now, knowing all of this, he went back for a check up a couple of months ago, and he found out that 75% of the part of the brain that directs all motor functions for the entire body, is dead. That is right! Only 25% of that part is actually living. Isn't that amazing!! I mean not only should he not be walking, talking, driving, riding a bike, being a pastor at his church, he shouldn't even be ALIVE!!!

Now, you tell me how God doesn't exist. You try to tell me how he is living, how 25% of his brain is working everything. That's just it, you can't.

GOD IS HERE, AND GOD IS WONDERFUL!! Don't try to tell me that this is just a story, because it really happened. Ask him yourself..."

That was a post from Michael Mead. I thought it was very touching.


  1. This is an incredibly moving posting. Thank you for sharing it on your blog.

  2. yes thank you for sharin it on your blog xP if you get 10 people to follow me ill get 20 pople to follow you.. for every 10 ill get you 20


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