Teen pregnancy is part of God's plan
“When I got pregnant at 19 and had my son that I placed up for adoption—that was probably one of the most spiritual experiences I’ve ever had and felt the closest to whoever my creator is. I truly felt like what I was doing was God’s plan. I was bringing that child to a family; I was just the vessel that was carrying him. That seemed so out of character for the church. And it looked how it looked—it probably didn’t look like a spiritual experience to someone else. Other people were probably not thinking ‘that girl getting pregnant was a good thing.’ But it was a good thing. It completely changed the course of my life.
“I think teen pregnancy is part of God’s plan. There are so many people that are dying to have children, and I feel like this is such a perfect way. There are too many things at play for this not to be part of a plan. Because why have people that can have kids and some that can’t have kids? I think sometimes people are just dumb and don’t make smart decisions and get pregnant. But I think sometimes it happens for a reason. And I truly believe mine happened for a reason.”