Professional Writer, Editor
“You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body and knit me together in my mother’s womb…. You watched me as I was being formed in utter seclusion, as I was woven together in the dark of the womb. You saw me before I was born. Every day of my life was recorded in your book. Every moment was laid out before a single day had passed” (Psalm 139: 13-16 NIV).
When I first laid eyes on these verses, I was dumbfounded. I read them again and again. Children who are abused or abandoned feel unwanted and deeply rejected, born into a circumstance of burden. I felt God’s truth rolling over my wounds, a healing that comes with a certain amount of pain. These words spoke of purpose and a God who wanted me from the very beginning. God had intentionally created me, and his eyes were on me before I was ever born. But if his eyes were on me from the beginning, there was a childhood that had to be reckoned with....
Excerpt from A Mutt, A Boxing, and a Fight for Forgiveness
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Peggy Bodde is a full-time writer who specializes in creating content for English and Social Studies textbooks. She also works as a copywriter for various marketing firms and contributes regularly to Faith Filled Family Magazine.
As a writer, she loves creating content that compels action, betterment, and innovative thinking. As an editor, she sharpens her pen while letting your voice and your purpose shine through.
Peggy is married to the love of her life and lives in the beautiful state of Colorado where she can be found fly fishing on big rivers and tromping around the mountains. She has a heart for children and a passion for helping women through life and career challenges. As a full-time writer, her earnest prayer is that God would grace her words with His presence.
Peggy began curating the redemption stories of post-abortive women many years ago as a volunteer writer and prayer partner in conjunction with P.A.C.E. (Post Abortion Counseling Education).
In At the Well, Peggy shares how her life intersected with abortion multiple times: first in the form of judgment and then in the form of grace as she experienced her own unplanned pregnancy and later came to know several post-abortive women and their stories. Peggy shares these stories using the story of the Woman at the Well from Scripture as a backdrop.