My Miracle by Perseverance Sani

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Perseverance Sani from Nigeria was having a really bad day. She missed the bus and had no way to get home, until a miracle came into her life.

John Ruskin said, “A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.”

One day I got out of class late and I realized that I missed the bus, so I was going to have to wait for about 2 hours before the next bus would arrive, I was in tears because I was really frustrated, I had so much assignments to do, my computer was dead so I could not start working on my papers, I was having a really bad day, I was tired of waiting, so I started walking home, as I was walking I asked for a miracle and gave me one. On my way Ms. Morrow my English teacher pulled over and called me. She asked me what was wrong and I told her my problems and how things were a tad difficult for me.

During the ride home she asked me about my family and how I was coping. I told about my struggles and how I was finding it hard to adjust. She gave me names and numbers of a few Nigerians and told me to call them, that they would be happy to be help me adjust and show me around. When we got to my apartment she gave me her number and said that whenever I wanted a ride back home I should give her a call. She started helping me with some of my school work, showed me how to use the resources at the library and also how to study better and more effectively. Ms. Morrow is a second mother to me now, during lunch she always had something for me to eat, we prayed together, we talked about personal things going on in my life, she made me feel at home and I was able to adjust. I have friends and people I can rely on.

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