Why didn’t I value life when I was younger?
That is a question I will always ask myself. My low view of life harmed us more than we could ever have known at the time.
It took 19 years before we could have a child. The reason? We had not obeyed God’s commands before and after marriage, and we suffered consequences that would reach over many years. In some ways, those consequences still continue today, though forgiven.
Today I am the 60-plus-year-old mother of three active and involved young adults (one just married), but as my husband and I look back over what the Lord has done, we marvel at God’s grace and mercy. Our lives would have turned out so differently, and we can’t imagine life without these young people!
I will tell you the sad story.