Little Hands

(Recently a wonderful young woman shared this poem with me. Her drawing touched my heart. I would like to share her words and art with you today.)

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Little hands and little feet
God’s creation simple ‘n sweet.

Beautiful children under His care
Specifically created – every last hair

Harm should never come to one so small
But who would have guessed, he’d never grow tall.

He was an inconvenience.
He was an embarrassment.

He was a hindrance.
They disregarded his brilliance.

He was torn from the womb.
Without a second glance.

He had no choice.
He gets no second chance.
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(drawing and words by Miranda L., 2014)

12 responses to “Little Hands”

  1. This connects with me deeply. Precious, precious little ones. Precious, precious moms trying to escape. And a good deal of lies and misinformation surrounds it all. Heartbreaking. Redeemable, still. ❤

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    1. My son’s girlfriend wrote it. I will pass your comment on to her. It will thrill her to know, God used it! Thank you!

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  2. Thank you for sharing this with us Heidi. God bless you and yours today.

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    1. Thanks so much for your comment. I will pass it on 🙂 Blessing to you, dearest Debbie!

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  3. Thanks for sharing this Heidi. Every life matters to God, no matter how young.

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    1. Thanks so much, Hannah. I will pass your words of encouragement on!

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  4. Heartbreaking…thank you for Truth today. And the sacredness of life.

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    1. Thank you, Diana!!! I will make sure Miranda knows her words were an encouragement.

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  5. Such a horrible evil is abortion. One God cannot dismiss. I love the perspective of the poem, from that of the infant. Yes – it is a baby! Thanks Heidi

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    1. Thank you, Sue! I will pass your comment on to Miranda!

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  6. Beautiful drawing and heartbreaking poem.

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    1. Thank you, Rene. I will let Miranda know.

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