I wanted to share a thought that has been brewing in my head.  But to begin with, let me share the story of a young woman whose name I don’t remember. At the invitation of a teacher in the pregnant teen program, I visited this young woman at her school.  As her teacher introduced her, she told me she was 14 weeks pregnant.  I instinctively replied, congratulations.  The young lady looked very confused, then smiled and said thank you.  As she went to sit, the teacher pulled me aside to inform me this young lady was in a very bad situation and really needed to consider all her options.Read More →

It makes me sick to read these.  Apparently the rapes happen despite the presence of UN peace keepers. Read the story here: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/04/world/africa/04congo.html?_r=1&partner=rss&emc=rss My heart breaks for these women.  I pray for strength for the midwives, for my friends.Read More →