“What’s the matter, Aditi?” Bavishni asked her friend. They were sitting on the verandah watching little Jaafar run barefoot about the yard. Aditi sighed. “I’m pregnant,” she announced. “Pregnant?” Bavishni got up and hugged her. “Congratulations!” “Thanks.” “You don’t seem happy that you’re pregnant.” “What if it’s another girl?” “So what?” “You can say that … More What if it’s another girl?
Her heart was racing. She hoped she looked presentable in her V-neck floral knee length summer dress and the pair of wedges which she thought looked better than the pumps she had considered wearing. To complete the look, she wore the lovely olive leaf pendant which Paolo had given her for her birthday. “Mama, incontrare Roxane, il … More The Wedding
Then I returned and considered all the oppression that is done under the sun: And look! The tears of the oppressed, But they have no comforter— On the side of their oppressors there is power, But they have no comforter – Ecclesiastes 4:1 It saddens me that in some countries, it is dangerous or even deadly to be a … More Oppressed Because She is a Woman
For 1 in 8 women, new motherhood is anything but joyous – Health.com Postpartum depression is a very real and very serious problem for many mothers. It can happen to a first time mom or a veteran mother. It can occur a few days… or a few months after childbirth – Richard J. Codey Recently on the news … More Women and Postpartum Depression
Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I confess also before my Father which is in heaven – Matthew 10:32 I was moved when I read the story of Hansini, a young woman who made the decision to follow Christ, no matter what the cost. She faced persecution from her family and the entire … More Hansini’s Cross
“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you; Before you were born I sanctified you – Jeremiah 1:5 Imagine as you hold your baby daughter in your arms for the first time or you remember the first time you looked into those big, innocent eyes, that there is another baby girl … More Baby Girls are not Celebrated
I received this persecution and prayer alert from The Voice of the Martyrs Canada. Every time I read about Christians being persecuted or killed for their faith, I am filled with sadness. And it reminds me of Jesus’ words, “Father will be divided against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against … More Christian Women Killed By Family Members