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 Joy in the Journey

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Discover Joy in the Journey

She’d lost nearly everything: her father-in-law, her husband, her status as a married woman, her ability to have children (for the foreseeable future), and even her homeland. She left it all behind. Maybe staying in her homeland and house was too much to bear. Maybe seeing the same people was just too painful. If you’ve ever lost a loved one, you know the pain of facing those social circles. It’s awkward, hard, and even harder to accept your newfound reality. This was where Ruth found …

Giving All Options

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Dominique's Story

When Dominique came to us this year, she was already a single mom to a one-year old baby boy. On top of that, she had been to our centers before. She was overwhelmed and struggling. She had not been with the father of the baby for a while. She was shocked by her pregnancy. Although the father of the baby was somewhat supportive, he was seeing other women. Dominique did not have much support from, not only the father of the baby, but also her …

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 …