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How God Used a 'Dear John' Letter to Get my Attention 

As that great philosopher/boxer Mike Tyson once said, "Everyone has a plan 'till they get punched in the mouth." With the clock ticking down on my naval career, I started making plans about what life would be like as a civilian: Little house in the country. White picket fence. Lots of chubby babies. Maybe a muscle car or two. Then, about four months before my discharge date,  I got a "Dear John" letter. "Yeow! Pow!"  What happened next was providential.—LINK