A girl went to a party and
she ended up staying longer than she
planned, and had to walk home alone.
She wasn't afraid
because it was a small town and she lived
only a few blocks away..
As she walked along under the tall elm
trees, Diane asked God to keep her safe from
harm and danger.
When she reached the alley, which was a
short cut to her house, she decided to take it.
However, halfway down the alley she
noticed a man standing at the end as
though he were waiting for her.
She became uneasy and began to pray,
asking for God's protection.
Instantly a comforting feeling of quietness
and security wrapped round her, she felt as
though someone was walking with her.
When she reached the end of the alley,
she walked right past the man and arrived
The following day, she read in the
newspaper that a young girl had been killed
in the same alley just
twenty minutes after she had been there.
Feeling overwhelmed by this tragedy and
the fact that it could have been her, she began to
Thanking the Lord for her safety and to
help this young woman, she decided to go to the
She felt she could recognize the man,
so she told them her story.
The police asked her if she would be
willing to look at a lineup to see if she could identify
She agreed and immediately pointed out
the man she had seen in the alley the night
When the man was told he had been
identified, he immediately broke down and confessed
The officer thanked Diane for her bravery
and asked if there was anything they could do
She asked if they would ask the man one
Diane was curious as to why he had not
When the policeman asked him, he
answered, Because she wasn't alone.
She had two tall men walking on either side of
Amazingly, whether you believe or not,
you're never alone.