Abandoned but not Forsaken. The Testimony of Soapy Dollar (Mescalero Apache)

A young, pregnant teenager leaves her reservation for the city and gives birth to her child. She returns home alone, after leaving her baby in an alley. The child is found by a fortune-teller who takes him home and passes him around for the first five years of his life. Finally, she places him in a home for delinquent and homeless boys. You could say that life had not begun well for this little boy. But God had plans for this abandoned child that no one could have ever imagined. If you need to be reminded today that God is bigger than your circumstances, and unhindered by your past, this story will encourage and inspire you. Listen. Enjoy. Share.

2 comments on “Abandoned but not Forsaken. The Testimony of Soapy Dollar (Mescalero Apache)

  1. Rafael Othon says:

    My grandfather was on the San Carlos reservation in the late 1800’s. He never told me that. I only recently found out. I would love to hear these stories.

  2. Merritt Youngdeer says:

    What a tremendous testimony as to what God can and does do in our lives. Thank you StoryTeller for publishing this for all to see and hear.

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