"Why ShyAnn's Hope was birthed with Feverish Conviction"
"There are more than 15-million women who find themselves parenting alone today in the United States. It is estimated that 1,000 teenagers become pregnant everyday, while one in every two marriages will fail. Whether it be a fifteen-year-old pregnant teen, a thirty-five-year-old divorcee, or a grandmother parenting her granchildren alone, these women, like all of us, are desperate for connection and fellowship. And manyof these precious women have already walked trhough a lifetime of disappointment--only to be face with frim statistics, such as:
The reality is that the United States is facing an epidemic of unplanned pregnancy and divorce, as is the rest of the world. The statistics for many countries are all similar. Yet, less than 1% Evangelical Christian Churches in the country have a sustained single Mom's ministry! An 8-week parenting class is not a life changing expereince, and not a solution". https://www.crosswalk.com/blogs/jennifer-maggio/the-single-parenting-epidemic-why-you-should-care.html. Retrieved May 10, 2019.
ShyAnn's Mom knows first hand what happens when you bring a child into this world within an unstable, home with broken patterns. Had she been connected with a support system, provided with a biblical foundation, ShyAnn would not only be alive, she would be flourishing.
so that darkness will never be, because I have His Light."
ShyAnn Marie 12/19/2005