Pressure Relieved

Pressure Relieved Thanks to your help, support and hope! Violet was pretty sure she was pregnant. She could feel the pressure building—not knowing for sure was incredibly stressful—and finding a clinic to confirm her pregnancy wasn’t proving to be easy. Violet didn’t have a regular clinic and the only one she knew of didn’t have … Continued

Evil turned to good…

“You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives.”  Genesis 50:20 Levi wanted Carmen to have an abortion. Not next month, not next week, but today. He was so determined to make sure Carmen had the abortion done as quickly as … Continued

“I’ve never spoken about this with anyone.”

“Thank you for letting me talk about this. I’ve never spoken about my abortion with anyone,” Sheila* shared through her tears. She was a mature, professional woman in her 30’s, who’d come to our clinic to be tested for a sexually transmitted infection. Sheila indicated on her health history that she’d had one abortion. Our … Continued

Surprise!

Lydia* came to our clinic for a pregnancy test and ultrasound. She’d lived abroad for a number of years and had just returned to the States because of boyfriend troubles. Lydia was currently living with her sister. Shortly after Lydia settled into her new home, she confided in her sister that she feared she was … Continued

I was at a loss

“I was at a loss. I didn’t know what to think, what to do or what to feel.”  That’s how Nina* felt when she arrived at our clinic. A young teenager, Nina was hoping to hide her pregnancy for as long as possible.  But her mom, Penelope*, found out and brought her to our clinic.   Penelope … Continued

Ministry Leaders, Women in your pews are considering an abortion

I have important information to share with ministry partners in our community. It may be hard to hear, but please keep reading: Precious lives depend on it and you can make a difference. As we all know, this past year ushered in terrible hardships for many in our community. Fear, financial insecurity, severe isolation and … Continued

What Child Is This?

This lovely carol so beautifully captures the awe and wonder of the Christ child! What child is this that angels sing and shepherds guard his keeping? At Care Net, we often find ourselves wondering the same. What child is this? When a patient visits our clinic with abortion on her mind, we wonder: Who is … Continued

A Time to Reflect

It’s hard to plan in these uncertain times. What is safe, or even possible, seems to change from day to day. But even in our uncertainty, most of us have a roof over our heads, a warm bed, food in our refrigerator, and supportive family and friends. “Janae” had none of these. She had been living with her … Continued

No Regrets

Aimee is celebrating life, thanks to you! Aimee* and Ryan’s* relationship teetered between on-again/off-again. And when the pregnancy test came back positive, they were mostly “off.” “I knew having a baby and not being married would be a huge disappointment to my parents,” Aimee told us, “I was really torn between parenting and abortion.” That’s … Continued

When God Winks

Amazing things happen at Care Net every day. Here’s one story I just had to share. A young woman I’ll call DeeAnn visited our clinic.  DeeAnn and her boyfriend’s relationship had recently become physical and now DeeAnn feared she was pregnant.  DeeAnn, who was raised Catholic, was disappointed in herself and knew her family, co-workers … Continued