Her Voice Magazine Vol. 1 | Page 10

Throught the eyes of DAMARIS MELTON: Would you believe that my life completely changed at HER VOICE? I listened to 12 women speak about their lives and how God has used them for his purposes. Throughout each of their stories, I got a beautiful glimpse into the transforming power of God. As I was taking in these women’s stories, I started feeling MY dreams stir within me. Was God speaking to me? A whisper of hope began to grow in my heart. The next speaker talked about how God wants to give us the desires of our hearts. In those moments I felt God filling me with hope. Then visions began to fill my mind, simple scenes of me doing mom things, everyday things. After years of infertility and many miscarriages I thought I’d accepted it. It wasn’t in God’s plans for me to be a mother, I knew that there must be a reason why, but I just gave it to God and buried those desires. But now with clarity and strength these feelings flooded me to the point where I knew without a doubt that this was God showing me, calling me to motherhood. I was terrified but I knew I just needed to follow Him. From those life-transforming moments till now we’ve followed God’s calling, one step at a time. Now only a few months later my husband and I ar H[[