The desperation that drives a young mother to abandon a newborn may be the same force that drives abortion. Our culture says one is gravely wrong, the other a legal right.
In denying that a pregnancy equals a child, our culture denies women the right to grieve the children lost to abortion.
Acceptance from her youth pastor, though helped Lindsey to see that God was not surprised that she was pregnant.
After meeting with her Pastor and through counseling and prayer she began to believe she could be healed and forgiven.
Reconciling with God and others harmed by the abortion experience helps us grow in both mercy and grace toward ourselves and others.
“I can’t imagine how I’m going to stop using heroin for my baby. I can’t even do it for myself.”
Research shows the main influence on abortion decisions is the father of the child. But mothers and grandmothers play a key role too.
“Each of us should ask God one question: ‘Lord, do you want to use the blessing of our family on behalf of a child without one?’
One of the keys to finding faith after abortion is to let go of the blame which cripples our emotional growth.
As God’s people we are authorized to build up those in need of support and care. What better time than when God has brought a new life into being?