50 YEARS UNDER THE SOUTHERN CROSS by John H. Abel
DID YOU KNOW?
— In Bolivia in l953 when their son Jonathan was 3 weeks old, and John was gone on a Brazil trip for two weeks, Ruby was in extreme pain from a gall bladder attack. She and baby Jonathan were admitted to a mission hospital for surgery. When John returned 2 weeks later to surprise her in the hospital, he didn’t recognize her because she was so pale and thin.
— In Brazil in 1954 when Paul was born, he was turning blue because of embryonic fluid that he had sucked into his lungs. He was considered a “miracle baby” when he began to breath normally on the seventh day, after many people prayed that his life would be spared to be used for God’s glory.
— In 1965, Ruby needed surgery for a hip infection. When she got to her room after the surgery, the nurse could find no vital signs. The doctor came on the run, elevated her and began massaging her heart, and she began to breathe.
Read this book. You’ll be blessed! Linda Korhonen