Life Out of Tragedy: Donna’s Story

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“I will never let my child have the kind of childhood I had. Abortion might be the best way to protect my baby…” To say that Donna had been through much in her life is an understatement. Her mother was an alcoholic who had given birth to Donna when she was 15 years old. Having grown up subjected to abuse, …

Transformed by Love: Christina’s Story

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Christina felt a fluttering in her stomach. She wondered if it was butterflies from her nerves or, maybe, tiny feet? Holding her positive pregnancy test in her hand, she walked up to her boyfriend and handed it to him without comment. He looked up at her. “Christina, we can figure this out, together.” Christina bowed her head. “My mom is …

Faith Comes by Hearing: Jamie’s Story

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“If I hear the heartbeat, then I’ll believe it’s a person.” It was a simple, yet stark proclamation made by Jamie’s boyfriend. The young man had been in turmoil since Jamie had shared the news that she was pregnant. Both only 18 years old, they’d started dating recently, and he was even wondering if this was just going to be …

When Lightning Hits Twice: Whitney’s Story

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They say lightning doesn’t strike twice, but sometimes, it feels like it… Whitney had just graduated from college and relocated across states for a new job. The transition would have been challenging in and of itself, but Whitney was also a single mom with one-year-old twin boys – making it even more of a feat! Just when she felt she …

Head Knowledge vs. Heart Knowledge: Amber’s Story

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Oftentimes, a woman chooses abortion not because she has no Christian beliefs; rather, the shame of a pregnancy out of wedlock is intensified against the backdrop of her Christian community and beliefs, which presents a main factor driving her abortion decision. Amber instinctively knew she was pregnant even before she had her pregnancy confirmed – although her mind was in …