Deeper Healing

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Deeper Healing

I went to the Hope Women’s Centers Volunteer Orientation with the desire to volunteer. In my mind this would be a simple process because all elements added up: they had the need for volunteers and I had some free time, the heart and the passion to make a difference for the Lord. The first person to speak was Betty, the Client Services Director who was a delight. She was professional and informative and you could tell she knew her stuff. I thought at any moment she would …

Beautiful In Its Time

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Beautiful In Its Time

Very few women and men walk away from an abortion experience without regrets. At Hope Women’s Centers, we have a program called Hope Restored where women and men who have been part of an abortion experience can receive healing through our confidential, gender-specific bible study. We hope this written experience of one of our recent Hope Restored Graduates provides you with a deeper understanding of the negative effects of abortion and the impact and importance of receiving healing.  There are circumstances in our life that leave …

Hope Not Lost

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Hope Not Broken

Patients often come to Hope Women’s Centers in a state of brokenness by past decisions. It is not uncommon to see young women that have made repeated patterns of bad life choices and their positive pregnancy test feels like the ultimate fail, breaking the last few parts of their spirit. Often overwhelmed by unstable home lives, shaky relationships, little to no financial resources and pressures from parents and/or their partners to abort, many of the women find it difficult to look beyond their current situation to …

My Friend’s Secret Pregnancy

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My Friend’s Secret Pregnancy

I am writing my story because I hope it will encourage anyone facing a difficult pregnancy. There is hope, even in the darkest circumstances.  In the late 1950’s, my friend faced an unplanned pregnancy. She and I grew up together in the same neighborhood. We worked at the same pharmacy and ice cream parlor and had more adventures together than I could recount. My friend’s parents were immigrants. Her family had come from Europe seeking a better life. Though they worked hard, they never fully …