"I remember a specific moment where after a concert, a person came up to me and they thanked me for having a speech handicap."
"The reason for the Amputee Ministry that we've started is that we had to go through it by ourselves. Nobody was there to help us out."
I remember begging her; “Just let me die. Just let me die. I mean, just leave me alone and let me die.” Praise God! She told me; “I can’t do that.”
I am a women’s Teacher/Counselor at Teen Challenge, a Christian discipleship program for people with drug and alcohol addictions. I grew up in a Christian home. I had a wonderful family. I grew up going to church, so I knew w...
Then I actually started dating a boy who used them recreationally. It led me to use them more and more, which led to a path of just, it led to addiction. I started to become dependent on them.
"And so in that moment, I didn’t ask God why, I just asked Him for help."
I actually had a friend who referred to me as the Dark Angel of Death.
"I started my speech to the parole board by stating; ‘I’m guilty of murder too, and the father of the person I killed forgave me and welcomed me into his family. So, who am I to not extend that same forgiveness to her?"
So Mom looked at me, [as the oldest, I guess] and she said; “What should we do?”