A Grieving Mother Finds Treasures Hidden in Darkness
by Patricia Juster
Inside the burning house, the smoke was so overpowering that even one breath of it was deadly. The fire was out of control. If only I could reach Samuel, but there was too much smoke for me to see through, and I couldn’t keep holding my breath. Sam was close, yet he might as well have been miles away.
A loving wife and mother, Patricia Juster was content with her life. She was overjoyed when God told her he would send her a son who would be a strong witness for him. When Samuel was born, he was a delight, and Patty expected him to grow into a bold man. Then her world was turned upside down when a tragic fire took Samuel’s life. She experienced devastating grief as she coped with his loss. But through the experience Patty found treasures in darkness as God revealed beauty in pain and brought redemption from this sorrow. Discover hope and renewal in the heart-touching story of one family who was Refined by Fire.