You know her. Not her name. But you know her. You've read her story, heard preachers tell you different narratives from the very brief scene she shares in the Bible record of Jesus healing ministry. It's the only time she appears.
But there's something striking about that moment. It's a moment of acceptance for her..
Nine months of awkward expectations. The lingering scent of scandal and finally, I birth the one child that changed my life from the moment he was conceived till the hours just before my heart tore out of my chest because of him.
Mercy Hephzibah Esang is a Nigerian Writer and a Spoken Word Poet. She is a graduate of Genetics and Biotechnology from the University of Calabar in Nigeria. Mercy is currently a teacher and Head of School Media at MintField College in Calabar.
She enjoys journaling, reading and watching football.