My Story, God's Glory
Nonfiction, Parenting / Education, Single Mom, Biography / Memoir
February 10, 2020
One Friday night, Robin Terry made a decision that forever changed her life. Pregnant and scared at fifteen years old, she braved the challenge of becoming a single mother.
One Friday night, Robin Terry made a decision that forever changed her life. Pregnant and scared at fifteen years old, she braved the challenge of becoming a single mother. Raised in a middle-class family from West Point, Mississippi, Robin’s pregnancy was a shock and disappointment to her family. Although she could have embraced failure, quitting wasn’t an option. Carrying the hurt and betrayal she faced from rejection and the need for validation, Robin sought acceptance in tumultuous relationships that nearly destroyed her. Because of the gossip and naysayers, even in her church and family, Robin questioned her Christian faith; a faith she’d grown to love as a child.
RESILIENT: MY STORY, GOD’S GLORY is a story of a teenage mother’s search for identity and belonging throughout her adolescence and young adulthood. This is a coming-of-age story about perseverance, faith, forgiveness, and resilience embedded in Robin’s DNA, forcing her to come to terms with the life she’d chosen for herself. Through all of her obstacles, she managed to hold on to her faith and trusted that God had great plans for her life. In this story, you will read how Robin evolved from a fragile fifteen-year-old pregnant girl into the resilient woman she is today, Dr. Robin Terry.