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"Precious Miracle"

Updated on June 24, 2013

Precious Miracle" Part 1 Of 2 Parts"

The Collins were given a precious miracle.
The Collins were given a precious miracle.

"Precious Miracle" Part 1 Of 2 Parts"

John and Margaret Collins was a biracial couple living in Gary Indiana. Things were kind of rough for the Collins because John was a black man trying to make a living for his family. John and Margaret had lost two babies to miscarriages, so when Margaret found out she was expecting again, they both counted it a blessing because they wanted to be parents so badly. Mrs. Collins was so happy that they were finally going to be parent that they celebrated with a bottle of apple cider. As Margaret's pregnancy advanced, she started to have her usual problems, like she did with her other pregnancies and this made her very afraid that this was going to be another let down. She prayed about it and kept her doctor appointments the with her doctor. Dr. Jones informed her after doing a battery of test, that the baby had a heart problem and they want know how bad it is, until she was in her seventh month of pregnancy. The Collins heart's were broken again because they thought this would be a safe pregnancy, They did their regular prayers together as they did before, but this time something was different, they felt a new hope for their baby and they held onto it for dear life.

Margaret for the next few months practically live in the bed, trying not to lose her baby; Margaret was tested and they wasn't happy with the doctors diagnosis. Dr. Jones told the Collins that their baby had a congenital heart problem and if she make it through the delivery and live; that she probably would need a heart transplant by the time she was seven, this was very sad news coming from the doctor. The Collins went home and continued their prayer vigil every day at seven o'clock, they would prayer together for the safety of their baby, which was a little girl. So, at one time in their prayer vigils, Mrs Collins told Mr. Collins the babies name if she makes it, will be Precious Miracle Collins, Mr. Collins loved the name and that was to be their daughters name from now on. they thought this baby would be their precious miracle, and in a way she was just that. Miracle was born on Valentines day, she was such a beautiful big brown eyed, red curly hair baby girl; and had such a huge smile that she grew up with, that would make any one's heart melt. after Miracle's birth, she grew up like any other young girl would; wanting to play and have fun but her sickness caused her to be home bound most of the times. She was a five year old girl with a lot of spirit and wanted to play and do things like the other little girls, but her health prevented it.

Mr. and Mrs. Collins really began to worry when Miracle started playing less and sleeping more, and that was because she was tired most of the time. Miracle's energy levels was so low that she just stop trying to play at all. when Miracle was born, her parent gave her a small red bible and as she grew up, Mrs. Collins would always read from her little red bible, it had gotten to be a family time of prayer and scripture, even though Miracle was young, that little red bible became a great part of their life. The reading of the bible also helped Mr. and Mrs Collins stay focused and grounded in Jesus. Miracle had a doctor appointment on her six birthday, the Collins were dreading the doctor visit, but there wasn't any way around it. so, they all got dressed and went to the doctor's office and Dr. Jones told the Collins that he was going to run another battery of test on Miracle; to see how bad her heart condition was. The Collins were reluctant, but they knew it was the only way that they could find out about Miracle heart conditions.The testing took a couple of hours and the Collins were pacing back and forth on the doctor's carpet, The doctor finally enter the waiting room and told them that the test show considerable damage to Miracle heart and that she would need a transplant as soon as one becomes available. The Collins didn't want to show any emotions because Miracle was in the room.

The doctor told them that the nurse would schedule Miracle next appointment and he would see them then. The Collins drove back from the doctors visit, with the thought that their only child was in desperate need of a heart, so she could keep living. Miracle ask her parent was her news good or bad, they told her that she needed a brand new heart, Miracle was always kept abreast of her condition at a young age. Miracle didn't have a lot to say after her mother her she needed a brand new heart, she fell asleep in the back of the car and slept until they reached home. Dr. Jones told them that Miracle would start to sleep a lot because of the weakness of her heart and just let her get much rest as she much as she wants. When Mr. and Mrs.Collins put Miracle to bed, they held hands and said a prayer for Miracle,That God would bless her with a brand new healthy heart,because that would be the only way for her to live. They wanted their Precious Miracle to live and enjoy life, just like any other little child. The Collins took very good care of their daughter and watched her closely, for any news signs or symptons that she would be dying soon. Miracle heart health continue to deteriorate, and one day, Miracle came to her mom and asked her if God was going to look into his bag of blessings and give her a brand new heart, it was all Mrs.Collins could do, to keep from losing it in front of Miracle, so she swallowed hard, while keeping back the tears and told her little angel That God has all kinds of blessings in his bag and that she was sure that he had a special blessing just for her. Miracle eyes lit up and she said, Momma God will send me a brand new heart soon, Mrs. Collins agreed with her.

Miracle asked her mom for her favorite chocolate chip cookies and milk, Mrs. Collins smiled and brought it to her, She enjoyed her cookies and milk and decided she wanted watch the television. On Miracles 7th birthday, the Collins gave her a big birthday bash because the didn't know whether or not, their Precious Miracle would see another birthday.

Benny Faye Douglass

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      You're welcome hafeezrm, but the part 2 is posted already so you can read it too. Thank you for stopping by an for your comment and feedback. Godspeed. creativeone59

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      hafeezrm 7 years ago from Pakistan

      Thanks for another good hub.

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you Swiftly Clean, part 2 is already posted for your convience. Thank you for stoping by and leaving your positive cooment and feedbac. Godspeed. creativeone59

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      SwiftlyClean 7 years ago from Texas

      Great story so touching but but great reading!!!

      waiting for the next part.

      Sharon Smith

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      sophs 7 years ago

      Brilliant read, so touching and well written going to read the next part now! :)

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you loveofnight, you can go and read the other part of the stroy which is now posted. Thank you for your comment and feedback. I appreciate you. creativeone59

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      loveofnight 7 years ago from Baltimore, Maryland

      this is a very touching story,you have my attention and i am holding my breathe, awaiting part 2.....thx 4 share

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you for visiting my hubs,and thank you for your compliment,comment and feedback. Godspeed. creativeone59

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      Maria Teresa Rodriguez - Laurente 7 years ago from San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A.

      Wow! So poignant and very touching. A beautiful story indeed. More power.

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you pmccray, for visiting my hubs and leaving your comment and feedback. The part 2 of the story is posted, so you can go read it, I hope you enjoy it. Godspeed, creativeone59

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      pmccray 7 years ago from Utah

      This is an awesome story I can't wait for part two. What an angel Precious is, like all children their born into this world so full of hope and innocence. I'm waiting with baited breath. Have a wonderful day creativeone59

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you rpecarz50, for visisting my hubs and leaving your comment and feeback. I hope you enjoy the other part of the story that's now posted. Godspeed. creativeone59

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you Madison for stopping by my hubs and leaving your comment and feedback. I hope you enjoy the other part of the story that's already posted, Godspeed. creativeone59

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you GojiJucieGoddness, thank you for visiting my hubs and leaving your comment and feedback. I hope you enjoy the other part of the story which is now posted. Godspeed.creativeone59

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you always exploring, when God is in a story it's always good. The next part is posted. enjoy. Thank you for your comment and feedback. Godspeed. creativeone59

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you always exploring, when God is in a story it's always good. The next part is posted. enjoy. Thank you for your comment and feedback. Godspeed. creativeone59

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Micky Dee, it may be hard but stories like this happen every day, So the God part of it softens the blow. Thank you dear heart for visiting me today. Godspeed. creativeone59

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you for stopping by Specialk, it's not a true story per se, but stories like this happen all over the world, I just wanted to make a point about the power of God. Thank you so much for your comment and feedback. You can catch the other part of the story, it's already posted. Enjoy. blessings. creativeone59

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you Hello for your kind words,your comment and feedback, I truly apprediate all of my wonderful fans. Godspeed. creativeone59

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you Lady D,now you know me, so there has got to be a healing somwhere. Read the next part and see. Thank you for your comment and feedback. God bless. creativeone59

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Hi Ghost whisper, thank you for such a grand revue, I do hope you like the next part of the story that has been posted already. thank you stopping by with your comment and feedback. blessings to you. creativeone59

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you Veronica, I hope you enjoyed the next part to the story. thank you for leaving your comment and feedback. God bless. creativeone59

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you Revlady, for stoping by my hubs and reading my content, I'm sure your prediction will be right. Thanks for your comment and feedback. Godspeed. creativeone59

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      rprcarz50 7 years ago

      Thank you so much for this inspiring work. Great Hub and look forward to number 2 part!

      Thank you

      Ron

      As Always Also a2z50 Keep on Hubbing

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      ivori 7 years ago

      Precious is a wonderful name for this little angel. I do pray God will answer and send a healthy new heart.

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      Madison 7 years ago from NYC

      What a wonderful story, full of such faith,love and hope. Thank you for sharing it with us!

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      GojiJuiceGoodness 7 years ago from Roanoke, Virginia

      Great story! Can't wait for the second part--I suppose I'll guess the outcome until them. :)

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 7 years ago from Southern Illinois

      A very interesting story. I hope the out-come is good.Waiting fot the next installment.

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      Micky Dee 7 years ago

      That's very hard stuff there Faye. Thanks

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      Karen Metz 7 years ago from Michigan

      I can't wait to read the rest of the story!!!!!!! Is this a true story or fiction? I live close to Gary IN.

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      Hello, hello, 7 years ago from London, UK

      That is such a lovely story and so well written. Thank you but hurry up to tell us what happened.

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      DeBorrah K Ogans 7 years ago

      Creativeone, Lovely story! Hmmm I wonder if a healing is on the horizon... There is power in the Word! Thank you for sharing, Love & Blessings

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      The IGNITER vs Corrupted Governments 7 years ago from The U.S. Government protects Nazi War Criminals

      Oh this was such a interesting story to read. Her 7th birthday is so special--God's perfection--number 7. I can't wait to read the next part. Really good story here. Thanks for the good read tonight!;)

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      Veronica Allen 7 years ago from Georgia

      What a touching story creativeone. I sitting on pins and needles for the next installment.

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      RevLady 7 years ago from Lantana, Florida

      A pleasant read and a very human story. Can't wait to discover if my outcome prediction is true.

      Forever His,

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      benny Faye Douglass 7 years ago from Gold Canyon, Arizona

      Thank you msoresson, I appreciate you for your visit your comment and feeback. Blessings to you. creativeone59

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      msorensson 7 years ago

      Oh..what a lovely and touching story.

      I can't wait for the next part.

      Thank you, creativeone59