A Serendipitous “Mistake”: Emily – A Save Story from Chicago, Illinois

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The mindset of a woman contemplating abortion is multifaceted. And the decision to have an abortion is seldom clear-cut. Often, the woman will admit that she thinks an abortion is “not right.” Yet, her circumstances overwhelm the truth she knows. Irrational thinking becomes the guide to her decision, making a wrong “seem right.” Emily called one of our Pregnancy Help …

Healing That Comes From “Un-Secreting”: Priscilla – A Save Story from Sarasota, Florida

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Secrets are one of Satan’s most-used tools as he attempts to keep God’s people trapped in defeat. They are also a conduit by which his lies take root. But once these secrets are “un-secreted,” Satan no longer “holds that power” over the person – and God’s truth and healing can begin their life-giving work! Priscilla had known about her pregnancy …

Truth Over Assumptions: Carrie’s Story

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Assumptions can be dangerous things. Especially when decisions are predicated upon them. Assuming that our assumptions are valid, instead of testing them against truth, enables lies to take hold of our thoughts, ultimately corrupting the decisions we make. Frequently, a woman makes the decision to have an abortion because she assumes her family will be angry and denounce her pregnancy …

A Grandmother’s Grief: Kay – A Save Story from Akron, Ohio

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An unexpected pregnancy affects not only the pregnant mother, but the immediate family system surrounding her. This is especially so if the mother is a minor, still living under her mother’s protective care. For her mother – the grandmother of her preborn baby – the grief is further nuanced because, so very often, she is also grieving what she perceives …