On Demand: Felicia – A Save Story from Chicago, Illinois

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Just about everything these days seem to be “On Demand.” Instantly available, as soon as one wills, it would seem. Television shows, frivolous purchases, even abortion. Have a headache? Pop Tylenol. Unexpected pregnancy? Get an abortion. At 19, Felicia had her whole life ahead of her. Someday, she would like to start a family. Just. Not. Right. Now. Without a …

Forgiven to Choose: Julia – A Save Story from Jacksonville, Florida

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Unforgiveness toward oneself can manifest as chains that keep one shackled to making decisions which are self-punishing. Such as repeat abortions. For Julia, “murderer” had replaced her identity as a mother. After all, she had killed her firstborn son, hadn’t she? What had started out as a beautiful day with the joyous celebration of a birthday had ended in abject …

Generational Blessings: Rachel’s Story

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The silence was deafening. When Rachel and her boyfriend had first started dating, he was in hot pursuit. She would hear from him multiple times a day, if not every hour on the hour. She was convinced he was “the one,” and had already started planning their grand future together. But everything changed when she found out she was pregnant. …