Author Archives: Sandra Elam

How Teresa Benedicta Came to Be

Several months after discarding my contraceptive mentality, I visited a doctor in October 1998 to find out the cause of my infertility, but he could not pinpoint the cause. In January 2000, I had a graphic nightmare in which I … Continue reading

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Thy Will Be Done: The Miracle of Ryan James

Father, if thou are willing, remove this cup from me; nevertheless not my will, but thine, be done. (Luke 22:42) As I entered the hospital delivery room in Fairfax, Virginia to deliver my fourth child, I said, “I’m offering all … Continue reading

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