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How I Became A Tree

So my sister asked me in a text the other day if I could tell her the day that I believed in Christ.  It's such a wonderful thing to be asked I didn't want to just keep it between me and her, so I decided to share it here.

First of all I don't know exactly.  I know that's not much of an answer, but there are a few different times in my life that I consider to be major "baptisms" in my life... times when I was utterly changed.  There is really only one "baptism" that converted me and it was at that moment that such a miraculous thing occurred in my heart that I have never been the same since. The reason I have such a hard time putting an exact day or circumstance on that miracle is because I think as I look back and see these turning points in my life,  I can't tell if it was then that the miracle of being re-created happened in me or if it happened before and that event was just a fruit of that miracle taking place.

And really my life is like t…