This is a poem I wrote back in 2002 – I wrote it in Hebrew, and recently translated it into English. I was going through deep stuff at the time – very deep healing of emotional wounds. Jesus is amazing! … Continue reading
I was in church on mothers’ day, and these plant pots were handed out to all the women – not just mothers. And I very nearly left mine behind… Because I know how undeserving I am to receive a mothers’ … Continue reading
Once again I find myself crying for you. Now and again it hits me, totally out of the blue, and though it’s painful I have to say: it’s ok, it’s right that I cry for you, and my pain is … Continue reading
A conversation with a friend reminded me of this post. When it comes to the very very emotional subject of abortions, I am in a position to understand both sides. I’d love to see more dialogue and more compassion, and less yelling at each other. It’s a very painful issue, and much more complex than many realise.
We had someone come to talk to us about abortions in church last night. He didn’t tell me anything I didn’t already know, although I’m sure many others hadn’t been aware of a lot of the facts. He showed us a video clip of the developing baby in the womb at around 6-10 weeks (that’s the time that most abortions, at least here in the UK, are done) but that was not new to me, in fact I had seen a better video clip once, probably when I was on the pregnancy counselling course – it was beautiful, I really felt like I was watching what it says in Psalm 139, “you knit me together in my mother’s womb.”
But this guy showed us another video clip, which I couldn’t bear to watch for more than a few seconds. It was a clip showing what actually happens in an abortion.
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