I. was pregnant. with a baby.

Rape is tragic. Violence is sickening. It is a foul blight on humanity that it has happened —and no less authority than the word of God has condemned it. It damages a woman physically and emotionally—but never irrevocably. Never without hope. I know its ugliness and I know women who are haunted in this life by both physical and emotional wounds. But it is never without hope.

Remembering Why I Called You Hannah

God’s remembrances in this life work out as His best providences for us. They transform us into the likeness of Christ in our individual circumstances, and His remembrances echo eternal promises and benefits, reflecting His character.