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Introduction to a crisis pregnancy…

By idaflo | January 16th, 2011 | No Comments » 

Painting called A World of Their OwnFirst, a Dragnet Disclaimer: The stories are true, though the names have been changed.

It was 11:30 last Friday night. My phone signaled me that a text had been received; I noted it was from Amy, my co-worker.  She said she had just discovered that she was pregnant. I was not surprised, we’d been discussing the possibility at work earlier in the day.

So, yet another young life begins in the womb of a single mom.  Though I don’t have an exact count, I think it’s safe to say that 80% of the women I work with are single moms, most never having been married.

It took me back to another crisis pregnancy, eighteen years ago. Read More »

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Of Forgiveness and Truth

By idaflo | June 18th, 2010 | No Comments » 

A powerful THEOLOGICAL scene, from network TV.

He is looking for absolution, for the forgiveness  found in Christ alone.

Is Forgiveness Possible? ER

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