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Describe a hidden miracle that you've experienced.
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(12) jAIME ARANGO H., March 22, 2019 7:26 PM

hidden miracle

january 9 2018- 05:45 a.m. I was going to work at dawn on a lonely road, suddenly I found a mud slide. I returned to request tools to remove the mud. When arriving at the site of the landslide, a farmer told me that fowardas, the road had a big hole.
I got another way to get to my job. At sunset that day, my boss showed me a picture of the road conditions. The hole was deep and was located immediately after a curve next to the landslide
If the landslide had not been there, I would have rushed my car to the hole.
G-D placed that landslide there to prevent my falling into the hole. G-D BE BLESSED

(11) Jacenty Domański, March 22, 2019 7:49 AM

I by chance had chosen my lucky number 318

The number was my lucky number regarding starting reading and interpretating Torah when I was about 50, and before never seen the Holly Book. About 6 years ego during colonoskopy they find Cancer C18, and surgeon sugestion was to open my bely and cut some part of my gut, and also remowe my knot of absorbs. I told the doctor, if the cancer has my lucky number there will not be nothing dengeros for me. I sugested to take again colonoscooy and remove the place of the cancer again. If there will ot be cancer I believe so not. I gave may life to G-d. And the place was not cancer. I also not took coloniscopy agein after 2 years, but after 5, and there was not Any Cancer. I believe in G-d, therefore that happened !!!

(10) Paul Rein, March 21, 2019 1:54 PM

Eye opening

I was head of a large Anesthesiology practice. The main healthcare system we worked for wanted us to do something very unethical, that crossed the moral and ethical line. Rather than do it, our group walked. We were a great group that provided high quality work. At 1st we thought what our we going to do? Every single one of us found work and it was almost as if we were “slapped” back to reality. No one misses it and many of us, like me would like to send the CEO of the system a case of wine monthly. My life has become so much better in so many ways. A BIG THANK YOU.

(9) Andrew Stiller, March 21, 2019 12:30 PM

Life and Love

The fact that I am alive, happy, and loved is by far the greatest miracle. It is "hidden" only when I forget to express gratitude for how truly blessed I am.

(8) David Harold Chester, March 21, 2019 10:27 AM

THe Miricle of the Hats

I often walk around my town for shopping. One day I found a hat in the street. Then the next week another hat was below my feet and the same thing occurred during the following week, except this time it was a kippah. This was too much of a co-incidence to be less than miraculous! It was a suggestion to me that i should wear a hat and in particular to pray daily, which I now do.

(7) Dvirah, March 20, 2019 7:33 PM

Havdalah Miracle

This will probably seem petty compared to the other answers, but once when I was a guest on Shabbat, my hosts used a single candle for Havdalah instead of the required twined wicks. I didn't want to say anything that would hurt my hosts, but I was quietly fretting about it, when the lit wick suddenly folded itself over, planting its free end in the melted wax at the top of the candle, and divided into two! At that point (mid-ceremony), there were two individual wicks with flames intertwined, just as I had been taught that there should be.

(6) j guadalupe gomez, March 20, 2019 3:59 PM

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Gershom, March 20, 2019 5:13 PM

I hope this helps.

J Guadalupe - Sorry - but my Spanish - is ages old. And I don't want to make a mistake in translation.
But - I hope this helps. You can learn if you descend from Jews - by several means.
One - have your DNA done by a competent firm. There is a good one called - Family Tree DNA. They are rated extremely high - and will send you a DNA Kit.

For a woman - there are three levels of tests - as well as - a family finder option. Not only can they test you ethnically - and define your Jewishness - but can put you in touch with - potentially hundreds of relatives - you never knew were related.

Two - If historically - you and your family - speak Ladino (Spanish Jewish dialect) - and may have practices like: - the women - lighting candles on a Friday night - secretly - or openly. This can be an indication - of Jewish heritage.
IF so - you should contact a local Orthodox Rabbi - who can help you through this process.
There are also on-line sites - for the hidden Spanish Jews. They also have - Ladino speaking sites.

If you're interested - respond - and I will see how many legitimate sites - and references - I can put you onto.

If you search on your own - HOWEVER. **BEWARE - there are Chr-stian sites - posing as Jewish sites. Who want you to be led to Chr-stianity**.
So the best thing - is still - to contact a Orthodox Rabbi/Synagogue - to get help.

Three - if those don't bring you clearly - into the Jewish lineage. You have the right to seek out an Orthodox Rabbi - and begin the conversion process.
Which - will most certainly fulfill - any desire - to be with and among - the Jewish Nation People.

Again - I hope - this helps.

Gershom, March 20, 2019 5:16 PM

You were only asking how to know - if you were/are Jewish - in Spanish

J Guadalupe - I don't know why they deleted your post. As You were only asking to know - how you could know - if you are Jewish? Albeit - in Spanish.

Gershom, March 20, 2019 8:31 PM

BTW - for the male members of your family.

J Guadalupe - BTW - for the male members of your family. There are several tests available as well.
To determine Male Lineage - there are a total of 6 levels of Male ONLY Y-DNA testing - through Family Tree DNA. The more levels you have done - the stronger the links are to any relatives. And these tests - also can help determine - any Jewish Lineage - and a host of people who are related.

Males - can also have the 3 levels of MtDNA (mothers side) DNA done. Which will also expand the family relationships.

The males can also have done - the Family Finder test - as can the females.
This test also brings together - a whole host of family Surnames - that will be related.

I've had all the tests available - except the top of the line Y-DNA for males.
I've found almost a total of 15,000 new relatives.
And each time - someone new matches - I get a new notice from FTDNA.
Although - I have to check daily - for my Family Finder test. Because for some reason - I don't get a notification for that.

(5) Raymond, March 20, 2019 1:54 PM

With All My Heart and with All My Might

I can think of two examples right off the bat. One day as I was driving to work, it was the anniversary of the death of John Lennon, and as I was listening to his signature song Imagine over the radio, I started daydreaming...and lost sight of the fact that I was driving on the freeway. When I suddenly realized where I was, I started to panic, basically losing control over my car. It was easier, although in retrospect perhaps foolish, for me to drive toward the center of the freeway rather than to its edge. One car after another crashed into me. My car was destroyed, but I walked away from all of that without even a scratch on me.

And in the other incident that I thought of right away, I very foolishly and regretfully had spent virtually my entire inheritance I had received from my now deceased parents. I was just about to run completely out of money, with no job prospects in sight. In fact, I had not had a full-time job in several years, had no wealthy relatives to rely on, and did not know what I was going to do. Then one day I came in for an interview to work in a library, and let me tell you, to say that I love libraries just has to be the Understatement of the Century. In any case, that fateful day, I not only got hired for the job, but got hired right on the spot. In reaction, right at that interview, I started to cry, and would have continued to cry had I not had enough presence of mind to start taking some deep breaths. But my G-d, I often regard that day as the single most successful day of my entire life.

Thank you, G-d, for being there for me.

(4) Karim Yaou, March 20, 2019 11:04 AM


Myselfe ils miracle for world this why i dont l'île to ne illuminited

(3) Philippine Resident, March 20, 2019 2:00 AM

A miraculous light shone just at the right time.

Living in the Philippines, we are often subject to power outages that can happen at any time. I was working on my computer in my bedroom late at night and had dropped off to sleep at my desk. A sudden beeping woke me up, it was the alarm on my computer protection box which beeps whenever the power goes off. It was pitch black and while feeling along the walls to find a flashlight, I had gone out of the bedroom and onto the landing. Suddenly a beam of light shone from the back bedroom where my wife was sleeping, she was fast asleep but the flashlight suddenly switched on in her hand. I realized that I was standing at the top of the stairs, one more step and I would have fallen down. I'm convinced that it was God's miraculous saving power that protected me and he had miraculously caused the flashlight to switch on even though my wife was fast asleep.

(2) Herschel BUDLOW, March 19, 2019 7:33 PM

The birth of children are miracles.

As a health professional, I regard the healthy birth of my sons as a miracles each time. Being aware of the many possible complications of pregnancy, delivery and development , to me every the birth of every healthy child is truly miraculous.

(1) Gershom, March 19, 2019 12:16 PM

One of my hidden miracles was - ......

One of my hidden miracles was - that I was once crossing the street (with the light) - in a strong snow storm. I was wearing a parka - with the hood up.
I stepped out into the street - and when I was just shy - of the center of the street - I suddenly felt my nose - brush down the whole side of a truck - that had slid down the hill - through the red light - and continued on sliding.

To this day - I often thank G-D - for His timing. Had I taken - one more step - I would have been crushed.


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