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Encourage Aisha From Nigeria

In the north and the middle belt region of Nigeria, Christians experience extreme violence from Islamic extremist groups. Aisha*, a married mother of three, is one of these Christians.

When Aisha heard cries outside, she opened her front door to help. Attackers barged into her home. They carried away her husband, but 10 men remained behind. Two sexually assaulted her.

Broken and alone, Aisha feared her husband would never return.

“I had no peace in my heart,” she said. “I couldn’t eat, and I couldn’t sleep… I felt so much hatred.”

Thankfully, Aisha’s husband did return and stood by her through her trauma. She joined a trauma care project run by Open Doors.

“It is a wound that takes a gradual process to heal. After that seminar I began to feel peace of mind. God taught me to forgive… the hatred has gone. God has promised that one day He will wipe away all our tears, all the pain and worries we have faced.”

"I have really seen the love of God… when I go back home I want to show this love to the people around us.”

Pray that the Lord will continue his work of healing in Aisha’s life. Please send a letter to encourage Aisha.

Please send cards and letters by 29 April to PO Box 51236 Tawa, Wellington 5249

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Writing Guidelines

  • Print clearly in English
  • Be brief and encouraging
  • Provide your name and country (not your full address)
  • It is best to send greeting cards, artwork from children and postcards (send postcards in an envelope, do not write Open Doors' address on the postcard)
  • Please don't mention Open Doors
  • Don't send money
  • Please don't criticise a country or make proposals to help

 

"I am so happy because I know that I am not alone and that other believers out there are praying for me."

– Mercy James, Nigeria

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