Thursday, June 22, 2006

A Myth

Maria was thinking about an abortion. She was pregnant with a child she couldn’t afford by a man she knew didn’t care. The humiliation of her poverty was exacerbated by the burden of her decision: the guilt of even considering it. She met someone who cared. They talked. And Maria came to realise that this child was precious to her. She couldn’t let it go. On the eve of her abortion she decided to keep her baby. Her “angel” assured her of God’s love. Her child became a joy to many, an inspiration and there were always people around to help…

Matthew 1:18 (NJB) “This is how Jesus Christ came to be born. His mother Mary was betrothed to Joseph; but before they came to live together she was found to be with child…”

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