We went grocery shopping this morning, and Billy prayed for a divine appointment like he usually does before we go out. He was wearing his witnessing t-shirt that says this on the front…

and this on the back…

As we were leaving the grocery store two workers by customer service were staring at his shirt, and they said we’re trying to read your shirt. So he walked closer, straightened out his shirt so they could read what it said, and then he read it to them. And he turned around and let them read the back too.

Billy asked me to give them my little Bible booklets, but as I reached into my purse I saw that all I had left were the ones in Spanish. 🤦‍♀️ One of the ladies spoke Spanish so she took one of those. I asked if they wanted the English booklets, and they said yes, so I went to the car to get them.

When I returned I learned that one of the ladies, a young woman, was a Christian, so I asked about her testimony. She said her dad was a believer, and although she knew about salvation she wasn’t saved yet. She knew that if she walked with the Lord she would have to part with her current boyfriend and friends, and she didn’t want to do that. But then the Lord gave her three dreams. It was the last dream that caused her to surrender to the Lord.

In the third and last dream she and her worldly friends were in a vehicle, I think it was a bus. It was tipped over and her friends were falling out of the window into hell, and she was there with them hanging on ready to drop off too. That did it for her. She said she was so grateful to the Lord, because He could have just let her live her life unsaved and then end up in hell, but the Lord didn’t do that.

After she was saved she tried to get one of her unsaved friends to go to church with her, but her friend wasn’t interested. She said the Lord was telling her you can’t force people to be saved. She has parted ways with her old friends, now to walk with the Lord in newness of life! Praise God!

2 Corinthians 6:14-15 Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness? And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel?

1 Corinthians 15:33 Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.

As for the other worker, an older woman, she got a Bible booklet in English and in Spanish. and maybe even overheard some of our conversation. I was able to give a brief version of my salvation testimony, how someone gently but boldly witnessed to me regarding Roman Catholicism. Maybe she’ll ask some questions. Praise God for another witnessing opportunity and answered prayer!


Here are two comments from a video on the Soul Refuge YouTube site. I’m posting this because I wanted to share the wonderful salvation testimony given, and the word of warning at the end.

Comment by Jim:

“A former Roman Catholic priest once told me that ‘Roman Catholicism is Satan’s most elequent deception’. Truer words were never spoken. God bless.”

Response to comment, by John Basiglone:

“I am not a priest, but I have been saying that since about 1992 when I was 34 years of age. I was born, raised, educated and was not just a ‘Catholic’, but a devout Roman Catholic. The scales started dropping off when I was in the Marine Corps and one Sunday when I could not get to a mass. I had a tiny Gideon New Testament Bible I carried in my seabag as kind of a ‘holy good luck charm’. Other than Psalms or Proverbs, I never read from it. So on this quiet Sunday when I was deployed, I said to myself, “I am going to read a Gospel from start to finish and that will serve as my Sunday obligation”. Well to my shock in Matthew, I read words that meant the RCC was teaching doctrines and practices that were in direct contravention to Christ’s teachings and admonitions. The more of the Bible I read, the clearer it became.

A few years later, I finally tackled Revelation. When I finally made it through Revelation 17, I stood up in our house. I called my wife into our den and I made a loud, formal declaration that I renounce any membership in that pagan organization. I have never looked back and today I know ever so much more than I did back then. I have been telling people the Roman Catholic Church and the Papacy is, ‘Satan’s greatest act of deception’; this is probably a common revelation or pronouncement to most Born Again Bible Believing Christians who were ex-pat/former Roman Catholic.

Thank you for your message about the former priests statements. And thank you Brother White for the history lesson exposing this pagan, antichristian organization.

Now is not time to sugar-coat the truth. The Office of The Inquisition is still alive and viable; they just changed their name and revised tactics for the time being.


March 7, 2022 was moving day, finally! Our new place was not what we expected but at the same time more than we expected. We were in our “temporary” apartment for over four years. We never planned to stay there more than seven months! It’s a long story. Sometimes our prayers are answered right away, and sometimes there are delays, long delays. Scripture tells us this and we can experience it in our own lives as well. But regardless of our circumstances we can rest assured that the Lord hears our every prayer and answers when the timing is right. I want to thank the Lord for bringing us through this move. He has answered every prayer through it all. No delays! I also want to thank the Lord for our family who were an abundant help to us. Moving is more difficult when you’re older (old). We were exhausted! The day after the move I came down with a cold. In these days that we’re living in the slightest sniffle leaves one asking if it’s Covid so I went for a PCR test. Praise God it was negative. Moving is also time consuming. The worst is behind us now and we look forward to focusing on the Lord’s business. Time is short. We must make known this Gospel.

Here is another testimony and a poem about a delayed answer to prayer that I posted back in 2018…

Years ago I had a desire to become involved in Vacation Bible School (VBS), so I asked the Lord to open a door for me to do so. The years passed and no opportunity came. I all but forgot my prayer until one day, years later, it came to mind again and I asked the Lord why He didn’t answer my prayer, because I thought it was a good prayer. I also told the Lord that I accepted His ways in my life, and that He knew best, even though I didn’t understand. It was at that point that my prayer was answered. 


Once upon a summertime past,

I talked to the Lord, and this I asked,

Remember my prayer for a VBS,

Lord, why did it never come to pass?


A good prayer I thought, for the summer season,

But Lord I know you have a reason,

I will trust whatever comes from your hand,

But I must confess Lord, I don’t understand.


A still small voice I heard in my spirit,

“Do it now” … I could hardly believe it!

The timing was perfect, this I now saw,

The children around me, the Lord would draw.


I was so excited, all doubts were gone,

That very summer a VBS was born,

Neighborhood children, so many were they,

Gathered together they learned of God’s ways.


The Bible was taught to these sweet little ones,

A beautiful work our God had begun,

They ate and they played, and sang many a song,

We had VBS for three summers long!


The Lord hears all of the prayers we have prayed,

And in His great wisdom sometimes He delays,

To answer until the time is just right,

Giving us seasons of joy and delight!

Cathy White 2018 ©

The VBS in our home lasted for three summers. The parents were very open to their children coming and some even asked if we would have another VBS when summer came around again the following year. I gave each parent a sheet of paper showing them what would be taught, and I asked them to sign a permission slip for their children to attend. I also asked the parents to list any food allergies their children had. (I used to work for a large church.) These were the children and families that I knew, and my grandchildren knew, from the neighborhood.

Luke 18:1And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint; 2Saying, There was in a city a judge, which feared not God, neither regarded man: 3And there was a widow in that city; and she came unto him, saying, Avenge me of mine adversary. 4And he would not for a while: but afterward he said within himself, Though I fear not God, nor regard man; 5Yet because this widow troubleth me, I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she weary me. 6And the Lord said, Hear what the unjust judge saith. 7And shall not God avenge his own elect, which cry day and night unto him, though he bear long with them? 8I tell you that he will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?


This is a video version of a previously posted written testimony with some additional details.

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There are times when we believers can tend to be focused on the disappointments of this life. I’ve done it, but then I think about all of the good things we have that we take for granted. The ordinary everyday things that we probably don’t think much about.

We have a roof over our heads. Many are homeless, living on the streets or in their cars.

We have running water in our homes. My mother didn’t have that when she was growing up.

We have a private bathroom. There are places in this world where people have to use community bathrooms all of the time!

We have an appetite to enjoy our food. Some can’t do that because of illness.

We can walk. I’ve been more appreciative of that since it’s become more difficult for me to walk because of a deformity in my right leg. I’m thankful that I can still walk at all!

We’re not on our way to the emergency room! I remember last summer when Billy was in the emergency room and admitted to the hospital! I often thank the Lord for the “peace of the moment” for we “… knowest not what a day may bring forth” (Proverbs 27:1) That’s especially true as we age.

We know the Lord. We have been born again! We’ve read the Scriptures. I sadly think of the many who have left this earth and have never opened a Bible, or read even one Scripture verse.

We can choose to focus on our disappointments, or we can choose to count our blessings. There can be hidden blessings even in our disappointments when we know the Lord.

Do you know the Lord? Have you been born again?

My Salvation Testimony