Victim to Victor

We hear a lot about victims in our society. Yes, there are victims of horrible circumstances and experiences, including sexual assault, domestic violence, childhood abuse and neglect, just to name a few. We also often describe the children who are aborted...

Readjusting Your Normal

I’m just readjusting my normal. Life happens. Unexpected things occur, circumstances continuously change. Our children grow, we age, we lose people we love, we leave places where we had laid down roots. The list of how life happens and seemingly at breakneck speed,...

Extending Grace… To Yourself

A funny thing happened when I turned 41. It’s probably not what you think…. I started to take naps when I’m on the road (or skies). Sometimes, I even take one every once in awhile at home. Eeeekkkk. Anyone who knows me well knows that’s something I NEVER used to do....

Slowing Down in a Speed Up World

“Time. It goes by so fast. SO FAST.” I distinctly remember these words that my Grandma Ruby spoke often throughout my childhood and even early adulthood. Looking upon her head of snow-white hair, I always thought that she looked not only prestigious, but wise. After...

Father Apologizes to Daughter: I’m Sorry I Asked You to Abort Your Baby

As originally posted on LifeNews on 10/18/2013 “I’m so sorry I wanted you to terminate Emeri’s life.” These words spoken by a father to his daughter at a banquet for the Hope Pregnancy Center of Boone, North Carolina, last week were so heartfelt and so brutally honest...

The Abortion Survivors Network–The Other “October Babies”

Somewhere in the shuffle of the last few weeks, I realized that this had been posted everywhere but here! Better late than never.  As posted on LifeNews (www.lifenews.com) on March 20, 2012: Opinion by Melissa Ohden On March 23rd, October Baby, a much anticipated...