Confession, “I Was a Teenage Mom”

There I was sitting in the Planned Parenthood office waiting for the final verdict, “Am I” or “Am I Not?” I knew I was already guilty for having sex, but I never fathomed the magnitude of the consequences that unprotected sex would bring. Sure we used contraceptive foam, condoms (a few times), and the infamous…

Passing the Test – Part I

Until the time came to fulfill his dreams, the LORD tested  Joseph’s character.” Psalms 105:19 NLT One of my amazing godly sisters shared a story with me. She and her boyfriend were driving back from Rehoboth beach. They approached a terrible storm so much that the rain made it difficult for him to see. Many…

My Scarlet Cord

  The gentle waves swept along the sand. They danced over the rocks and beat against the pier. Seagulls soared in the distance while several other of their winged fellows sang above my head. The sun shone bright that morning while the cool and crisp wind blew all around me. Physically I was in a place…

The Fight To Live

Tears swelled up in my eyes while I listened to the coaching from the nurse and my son’s father. “You have to do this Sonja. Come on try again. We gave you medicine to help you out.” “Shorty, if you don’t they will pump your stomach. Come on you can do this.” “Let her die!”…

Choose Life or Death

There were pickets, pickets, everywhere! Signs held up high. The boards were dancing up and down in the air being held by those there to greet me and my friend as we drove towards the building. The trip that lasted just a few hours seemed to take days. What was I doing? Was I making…

Shh…

Refuse to let shame, guilt, and fear silence you.