Britany: A New Creation
Learning the greatest gift of all is life.
Hello, my name is Britany. For eight years I was lost to booze, drugs, and bad love. My entire family suffered from my choices, including my daughter. I had a relatively good childhood, aside from being raised by a single mother who expected perfection. I grew up without my dad, which added an extra layer of confusion to my pain. I believed that love was something to be earned, not something that was freely given. I thought love was nothing more than gaining attention. I hid in my own little world, but couldn’t make the agonizing pain on the inside go away, so I started cutting myself. I made idols out of many worldly things, hoping and longing for them to fill the void inside of me.
After a few overdoses, I finally hit rock bottom. I had nowhere else to look but up. I turned my eyes to Jesus and came to Adult & Teen Challenge of Texas. Even though I had cursed Him, and refused to believe He even existed, it was He who set me free. Jesus transformed my heart, my desires, and my ambitions. Before, I felt burdened and overwhelmed by being a mother. Now, I recognize that God gave me the greatest gift of all…He gave me life.