Every abortion a failure of some kind

One of the hardest things about life after abortion is facing the reality of failure. Every abortion represents a failure of some kind. Often we find our relationships have failed–partners or parents press the choice. We may have to come to terms with the failure of the precautions we thought would protect us from ever

How to Pray part 1

One of my biggest problems after abortion is that I had no idea how to pray. I didn’t have a working relationship with God for starters. But I also needed to learn how to speak his language. Prayer is essential to having a real and vibrant faith. God cares and he wants to hear from you.

Ending abortion stigma

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A year ago I sensed that America had reached the tipping point on abortion.  It has become such a common experience that public conversation about the aftermath of abortion is now inevitable. My interest in the conversation is personal–my life was radically changed when I was redeemed of the sin of the abortion in my past,

The true you

Photo by Roddy McDougall (creative commons)

It’s a myth that abortion can ever be simply a private matter between a woman and her doctor. Such a circle of privacy could never encompass all those impacted by a pregnancy if a woman wasn’t considering abortion. Partners, parents, friends, bosses, co-workers, and neighbors all encircle a pregnant woman with their love and care and support.