Keeping the 5th commandment to honor father and mother becomes difficult, if not impossible, for the thousands of children who know their fathers only as “Donor.” For many of them it creates an identity crisis that has no solution.
Alana Stewart is one of those fatherless children. Telling her story to World Magazine, she says simply, “I don’t really consider anyone my father.” Her experience is echoed in the title of a recent study—“My Daddy’s Name is Donor.”
--World, October 9, 2010, p. 56 Illustration by Jim L. Wilson and Rodger Russell
Psalm 68:5 (NASB77) “A father of the fatherless and a judge for the widows, Is God in His holy habitation.”