A Nigerian lady, one Mercy Makinde took to her social media pages to share her testimony as she celebrates her wedding anniversary today.
According to her, she attempted suicide 3 times after being given out in marriage to an abusive man older than her dad.
“IF YOU DON’T KNOW MY STORY, YOU WON’T UNDERSTAND MY GLORY!!! .
❌ Given out to a man older than my own father at age 18
❌Abused Physically, Emotionally, Sexually, Verbally and Mentally for 11 years
❌Attempted Suicide three times
❌Lost my Self Esteem, Confidence and sense of being
❌ Was disconnected from family , friends, church and society at large
But God came through! Rescued me from the valley of shadow of death! .
✅He gave me a second chance at life and marriage! .
✅Blessed me with a man that loves and cherishes me. .
✅He Restored all that I had lost over the years.
✅Blessed me with two more children after it was said I will never have children again!
✅He turned my Misery to a Ministry…my Mess to a Message!
On this day years ago, God compensated me for all the years of agony and pains and gave me Beauty for Ashes. I have plenty reasons to celebrate! .
#happyanniversarytous #Godofsecondchance #beautyforashes”