A Life Apparently Discarded, Exceedingly Precious to Jesus

Amazonian Wednesdays 🌴

Today’s story is from July 2021:


Sadith was thirteen years old when she gave birth to Pilar. A remote village in the Amazon Jungle was her home. In her culture, families give their daughters away at a young age to whatever men are interested. Girls are forced into adulthood at the beginning of their teens. Sadith was no exception. Only a child herself, she did not even understand that she was in labor.

She went outside to go to the bathroom. It was then that she finally grasped what was happening. The baby was coming out! She looked around distraughtly. No one was in sight but another thirteen-year-old girl, Tali. Sadith called out to her frantically.

Tali rushed to Sadith’s aid. Mercifully, Tali had helped her mother deliver several babies. She had an idea of what to do. The baby was crowning! There was no time to relocate. Sadith Continue reading A Life Apparently Discarded, Exceedingly Precious to Jesus