God Things: The golden glow surrounding Carole Cohen's baptism

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EDITOR'S NOTE: The Times Free Press is continuing a series of stories from readers about life experiences they attribute to divine intervention. We'll publish another each week as your stories continue to arrive. If you have a God Thing to share, email Life@timesfreepress.com, or mail to Life Department, Chattanooga Times Free Press, 400 E. 11th St., Chattanooga, TN 37403.

This week, Carole Cohen tells the story of her baptism.

I've had a couple of times when I was sure God was present in my life. I'm sure he saved my life during a robbery, but I want to talk about my baptism.

I moved to Chattanooga about three years ago after living in St. Louis all my life. As a child, I attended a church, which frightened me with sermons about hell and brimstone.