Category Archives: Overcoming

Ongoing Restoration

As I have been writing this blog about my life experiences for the last five months. I am amazed at just how much the Lord has brought me through in my life. I am so grateful. This review process has … Continue reading

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Overcoming

Anger used to be the first emotional response to any situation in which I felt threatened. I didn’t like being told what to do, and I could never take constructive criticism gracefully. Poor self-worth and a lack of trust made … Continue reading

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“I Am Not a Bad Person”

Joy should fill the heart of every new mother, but when I gave birth to my fourth child, a little girl, I was not overjoyed. Don’t get me wrong; I loved my little girl very much. I asked God specifically … Continue reading

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“Picked Out Special”

I have never regretted the decision I made some 41 years ago to give my precious baby girl a chance at a real life. I, of course, wondered about her from time to time; “How had things turned out for … Continue reading

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Never Alone

I just could not seem to shake the flu. So I decided I had better see the Center doctor.  I told the cottage parent I was sick and needed an appointment. I went to the doctor’s office on campus, and … Continue reading

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Choices

I stayed with Robert and Jane until the summer of my sixteenth year. For some reason I developed a rebellious streak and didn’t want to be ruled by anyone. I started sneaking out at night to party and what not. … Continue reading

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Gift of Love

Perfect tiny fingers and toes, round pudgy face, she was beautiful. As I walked from the nursery window I thought to myself, “She’s mine”. For the first time in my life something really belonged to me. When I got back … Continue reading

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