Entries for the 'General' Category
By: Shauna Amick
A young woman stepped up to the microphone, hands trembling ever so slightly, and started telling her story. She had gotten a routine ultrasound when she was four months pregnant, and that ultrasound indicated that her baby would be born with Down syndrome.
The next phase of her journey brought h...
By: Debby Lynch
Her name was Hannah. In her culture, a childless woman was considered a failure — an embarrassment to her husband. A child was a source of labor for the family, an important part of society's economic structure. Hannah was deeply troubled; she was barren. She prayed out of great anguish and gr...
By: Jerry Thacker
Every birth is special and should be celebrated. My wife and I now have six grandchildren and two married daughters. That means we have a total of 12 birthday celebrations each year! The routine is nearly always the same. The person having the birthday gets to select what they want us to have for su...