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Abandoned Yet Chosen

Triumphant Victorious Reminders Inspired by the Holy Spirit Written by: Teresa Criswell (Re-post from October 24, 2011) "Father to the fatherless, defender of widows- this is God , whose dwelling is holy. God places the lonely in families; he sets the prisoners free and gives them joy..." ~ Psalm 68:5-6a ~ She stood before the mirror, staring at her saddened reflection. The thoughts entering her mind, whirling about at cataclysmic speeds as she was on the brink of making the biggest decision of her life. Torn by the news of her pregnancy, her mind led to the unknown experience of adoption. The thoughts invoked fear, which led to the deceptive 'quick fix' thoughts of abortion. The more she allowed that destructive thought to burrow into her mind, it dangerously became a 'logical' option that she could justify. She would not only have to experience seeing her baby at the appointed birth, but she would not have to feel the aching pry from her