arrived at work one morning, she noticed that something was missing
from her desk -- her book of daily devotions. It was a gift and
had become a precious treasure. Rebecca is Deaf. Her
devotion book was written by Deaf Christians for Deaf people who
share a common cultural and linguistic
experience. Rebecca could only guess that someone had taken the
About a week later a hearing coworker, Deborah,
came to Rebecca to share some exciting news. "Jesus is my
Savior! I trust Him now."
Rebecca said. "How did you learn about Him?" The question
made Deborah uncomfortable. Rebecca could guess why. "Did
you read about him?"
Deborah's joy turned to embarrassment as
she admitted that it was she who had taken Rebecca's devotion
book. Rebecca smiled and said, "Keep it, as my gift to you.
I pray that it will help you to know Him better."
*Names have been changed.