God Is Faithful
Pat, our eldest daughter, had always been an outgoing, aggressive and often wilful girl. I knew she had great potential but in her teenage years, although a Christian, she demonstrated a restlessness and lack of direction in her life. My husband, Fred, and I sought to assist her in the decisions she made, but often things turned out negatively.
Pat shared an apartment with another girl, Karen who was gay. Although we’d had Karen as a guest in our home, we were completely blind to her lesbian involvement. Then a friend who knew the youth scene told my husband and me of his suspicions, due
- Dorothy Allan
Silent no more
As long as I remember, I was different and in South Africa where I grew up, there is a myth: if you walk under a rainbow it will change your sex. I tried running under every rainbow I saw! My parents once admitted to me they had wanted a boy; when I came out as a girl, they often treated me as a boy. I wasn’t angry with this because I actually wanted to be a boy.
As a child, my parents fought a lot. My dad was easily angered. I was told I pushed my father away since I was four. Growing up, I always felt uneasy around men.
We attended church on Sundays. Our church didn’t teach
July 20, 2016 - Wilna van Beek