The Greatest Lie Ever Told

Shame has been kicking my ass all week. I should have expected its Karate Kid moves; its swift sweep of the leg because I called its bluff. Somehow, I defied my puny self-confidence, mustered all my gusto, looked shame in eye and courageously said, “Let’s do this”. Somehow, I thought if I tried hard enough, worked … Continue reading The Greatest Lie Ever Told

Dear Baby I Aborted

Dear Baby I Aborted, Today is the twenty-third anniversary of the day I aborted you. That decision wrecked my spirit. Going to counseling shortly afterward, I was encouraged to name you and grieve you properly. I named you Alyshia, which means Truth. The truth is I didn’t consider you The truth is I didn’t see … Continue reading Dear Baby I Aborted