Sis. Sharon’s Testimony
Greetings to you in the matchless name of our Lord Jesus Christ. I am Reddimalla Sharon Praveen Kumar. I was born in Badrachalam, Khammam District of Andhra Pradesh, in South India in a Hindu background family. My Father’s name is Vishwanadam and my mother’s name is Lakshmi. My name was Ramadevi. My father used to work in the nearby temple, explaining the people about the Panchanga’s and telling them about their stars. We used to do a lot of puja’s and the girls were not allowed to go outside the house. It was a highly orthodox Hindu family. I was also very religious doing lot of Puja’s and visiting many temples.
When I was studying seventh class, I had a dream in which a person came to me and gave me a New Testament. As soon as I woke up, I told my mother about the dream. She told me that we should not take the name of Jesus as we were Hindu’s and of a higher caste. She told me that Jesus was a Lower caste God. She even warned me not to discuss about this dream with anybody. I finished my education and went for nursing training. During the Initial days of my Training I was very happy doing Lot of Puja’s and visiting many temples. However, when I came to the final year of my nursing training, I was disturbed without any peace in my heart due to the financial problems back at home.