Informed Decision

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Patient Story

Like so many of our other patients, when Kylie first came to Hope she was in denial. She didn’t believe she was really pregnant. Kylie was concerned about not being able to live life to the fullest extent because of this pregnancy. She was also concern about not being able to go to school and being able to travel. In addition to these concerns, she was afraid of being shamed and being a disappointment to her family. Kylie had a lot of apprehension. She said …

Discovering God on the Darkest of Nights

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Discover God on the Darkest of Nights

The rain poured down so hard that her visibility was hindered. She tripped over a tree root trying to hurry to the light she spotted glowing through the woods. Her body was shaking from the dropping temperature – the cold front the weatherman mentioned earlier that week was making its arrival. Suddenly, a loud roar of a wind drew her attention behind her. Immediately she started praying, but she had to keep moving. A crack of a lighting then split the tree just 50 yards …

She is

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She is

She is your boss, your neighbor, your friend. She wonders why and how she could put a life to an end. She was not in a good spot financially when she decided. Suddenly, she realized the lies she believed she’d been blind-sided.   She’s held this secret for far too long. Silence is her cover and also her drinking song. She cannot speak of the event that caused her excruciating pain… The day that her baby was slain.   She walks around feeling not even …

Discover Everyday Heroes

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Discover Everyday Heroes

So it was, from that time on, that half of my servants worked at construction, while the other half held the spears, the shields, the bows, and wore armor; and the leaders were behind all the house of Judah. Those who built on the wall, and those who carried burdens, loaded themselves so that with one hand they worked at construction, and with the other held a weapon. Nehemiah 4:16-17 As I began writing this blog, I was reminded of the story of Nehemiah. Jerusalem …

Serving With Compassion

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Everything We Do At Hope Women's Centers Is For Our Patients.

On November 8th, the Miami Herald published an op-ed article about “anti-abortion clinics.” They described places where women are shamed, lied to, forced to undergo biased counseling and religious seminars, and given inaccurate medical advice. This article was fueled by outrage over the fact that a bill has been introduced in the Florida Legislature (HB 41) to fund pregnancy medical clinics and pregnancy resource centers with taxpayer dollars. I, too, am outraged that any organization would shame women, lie to them, force them to hear/do/say anything, …