Joy Break: Framed Lord’s Prayer Stops Bullet From Coming Into Couple’s Home

By Nancy Flory Published on March 15, 2019

When we turn on our television or smart phones we are bombarded with news that brings us down. Where are all the good stories? Those stories are still there. Here’s one that we hope will bless you.

‘God is Looking Out After Us’

Last Saturday, Constance Effie of Kansas City, Kansas, sat down to watch the Wheel of Fortune. Suddenly, she heard what she thought was a bomb. “I thought I was in a war zone because that was the loudest noise I ever heard,” she told FOX4KC. It wasn’t a bomb, however.

She soon realized that a bullet hit her home. “We looked all around and didn’t see a hole anywhere.” Then she noticed that the glass on a framed picture of The Lord’s Prayer had shattered. It was only two feet above where Effie was sitting. The bullet hit the picture and fell down behind the couch. “If [the picture] hadn’t had the metal there, it might have came on in and hit one of us.”

Effie believes God protected her and her husband. “[God is] looking out after us.” 

Even so, Effie had a hard time sleeping that night. “I was afraid, I kept thinking, ‘I don’t want any more shooting.'” The next morning Effie had to go to the hospital. Doctors told her she’d had a mild heart attack. “They said it looked like a stress heart attack, but he said it was a small one.”

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Effie hopes the person who did it realizes what they did. “We just hope and pray that they understand not to do this anymore.”

The Kansas City police are investigating the shooting but don’t have any suspects yet.


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