Cradle My Heart Radio | Patti J. Smith interview airs 9-6-2015
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When we launched Cradle My Heart Radio in 2012, a large part of our mission and vision was to create a safe space to share our stories. Now helping us fulfill that mission is our partnership with the Silent No More Awareness Campaign. The Campaign helps women and men prepare to speak out in safety for the benefit of others.
This week we welcome Patti J. Smith, regional coordinator for the Silent No More Awareness Campaign for San Diego.
Like so many other women who were set adrift emotionally after abortion, Patti entered an extended period of self-destructive behavior. Eventually she even destroyed her own fertility before she was able to find peace.
Her journey includes helping others through the darkness that follows after abortion through leading healing ministries and counseling.
From Patti’s bio:
Patti Smith is a Regional Coordinator for the Silent No More Awareness Campaign, leader of Rachel’s Hope After-Abortion Healing retreats, a member of the Association of Christian Therapists and Association for Life. Patti is a published author of Christian devotionals, and she publicly shares her story at pro-life rallies and fundraisers and in the media. She also appears in the recently released documentary, The Sidewalk Chronicles.
Patti is a retired background investigator and lives in Vista, CA with her husband, Michael. She is a prolific blogger and reader, and proudly admit to being a diehard Seattle Seahawks fan and Fantasy Football fanatic.
From the SNM website:
Silent No More Awareness is a Campaign whereby Christians make the public aware of the devastation abortion brings to women and men. The campaign seeks to expose and heal the secrecy and silence surrounding the emotional and physical pain of abortion. The Silent No More Awareness Campaign has held 1,394 Gatherings in 17 countries & 48 states with 5,802 women and men sharing their abortion testimonies. Testimonies have also been shared at 95 high schools and universities. Currently there are 15,639 people registered with the Campaign representing 77 countries. In addition, 4713 women and 555 men have said they regret their abortion or lost fatherhood. 508 women and men have posted memorials to their children.
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