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#11 – “Would I Still Be Here?”

By on Jan 11, 2014 in Blog, Resources | 0 comments

Telling my middle child about my abortion brought some emotions I wasn’t expecting. I wasn’t planning on this coming up so soon, but when I was asked to share my story before our church congregation on Sanctity of Human Life Sunday a few years ago I knew that I couldn’t agree until my daughter knew my story. I certainly didn’t want her to learn of it from anyone but me. With only a week to prepare and my family’s busy schedule, I wasn’t able to bring her out to the retreat site like I had done with her sister. So I called her into my bedroom. Her face paled, and I could tell that she thought she was in trouble. “Don’t worry honey,” I comforted her, “You’re not in trouble. This is about me.” With great relief, she plopped onto my bed, propped herself on her elbows and stared at me with huge, innocently...