Module Three: Denial
The first brick was laid when abortion became an option. Another section of the wall is built during the abortion itself. Bricks are added over the years to make the wall taller.
The wall serves as a buffer zone to keep us safe from the memories of losing our children and our pain in ending their lives.
The bricks can be grief, guilt, shame, avoidance of the abortion topic, influences to abort, etc.
Perhaps you’ve been denying the truth about your abortion. Just as the wall of denial is built slowly, the wall will probably come down slowly. It may take days . . . weeks . . . and even months. You’ll think the wall is gone, and you’ll find another pile of bricks.
Give yourself time to dismantle the wall of denial. When you complete the exercises in this module, you’ll learn more about guilt and shame and how these emotions may have impacted your life. Our prayer is that you will realize God’s perspective, as revealed in Jeremiah 29:11-13 – For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future. Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.