Backpack Experience

Topics: Religion, God, New Testament Pages: 3 (691 words) Published: January 31, 2015
Allexus Munoz
Fundamentals of Communication
January 25, 15
Vicki Sebade
My Backpack

My name is Allexus Munoz. Despite the chaos that has taken place in my life, many traumatic. My family has always been; close knit. A family like mine filled with athletes, scholars, and comedians was the best support system to get through the toughest times in our lives but with my family there was nothing that we could not get through. Finding Christ has been the highlight of my life, finding him took place after one of the most life changing traumatic experience. In January of 2004, my dad had collapsed on the floor, which called for an immediate response team. The response team flew him to St. Joseph hospital where he was diagnosed with a brain tumor, a bleeding brain, and although non- cancerous this tumor was quickly growing. With all that was going on after an immediate surgery took place to control the bleeding, and minimize the size of the tumor. After the surgery doctors came out to tell my family, my dad had fell into a coma. It was two months later that doctors advised my mom there was no hope, and he would just be a vegetable if he survived the coma, brain tumor, and more medical issues to come. It was not until a few months later my dad became responsive and more alive and healthy than ever despite his brain tumor located on his brain stem that could not be extracted because of the location. It was not until after a numerous amount of church attendance, prayer, and support that my dad received a spiritual encounter that changed his and our lives forever. To this day, I am a true believer of what Christ is and what he is capable of. I have been developing a relationship with God since I was seven years old, and still to this day I do not have a perfected relationship. Before the incident that took place in 2004, my dad was not the most faithful and loyal husband. The near death experience made him a changed man, with years of a developing relationship...
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