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 …