Hello. My name is Francine Velez and this is my testimony. I’ve always accepted Jesus Christ in my life for as long as I can remember, especially so when I was around 4 years old and experienced a visit from our Lord in Savior. My brother, who was around 7 years old, also shared this moment with me. I don’t know why we had that visit with Him. I can only assume He knew what I was going through in my journey here on Earth. Throughout my life, I’ve had and continue to live through the good, the bad and the ugly—my young innocence being robbed by my stepfather, my heart being broken by an unfaithful husband, my two near drownings—just to name a few. The cycle never seems to end. I’ve never blamed Jesus for these unfortunate events for He has always been by my side, holding my hand along with the sadness. I’m being baptized today because I want to show the Lord that I’m so grateful for his unconditional love, strength, courage and blessings that He has bestowed upon me. I extend many blessings to my Oikos and HDC witnesses. Today is truly a good day! God Bless.