What if you could face your deepest shame and find God’s grace meets you there? Join me as I welcome Emma, who shares her emotional journey of navigating life after a heartbreaking abortion. In this candid conversation, Emma opens up about her search for identity and love amidst her parents' divorce, leading to an unexpected pregnancy and the difficult decision she made to end it.
Together, we explore the complexities of shame, how it comes in waves, and how it shapes our relationship with God and others. Emma shares how her shame as a young Christian hindered her journey to healing for years. Through her sister's spiritual transformation and her own growing curiosity about the gospel, Emma found hope in Christ and the ability to grieve her trauma and the loss of her child, nearly a decade later. Listen in to Emma’s struggle to overcome shame and find grace, reminding us all of the transformative power of Christ's love.
(00:07) - Introducing Emma
(04:16) - An Eighteen-Year-Old's Abortion Decision
(18:08) - From Darkness to Light
(27:28) - Overcoming Shame and Finding Grace
(36:31) - Grieving After Abortion
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