I asked Laura Haines to tell her story here because it so beautifully represents redemption and how much Jesus can heal us. I pray it blesses you.
“God can’t use a redemptive story that you’re not willing to tell.” ~ Kaci Calvaresi
I happened upon these words recently. They struck me and have stuck with me. And, ever since, I’ve wondered,
“Do I have one?”
“Am I willing?”
And then the quiet withdrawal, “But my story is hard.”
My earliest memories are of abuse. I remember my mother being slammed against the wall just outside my bedroom door and tiny me…