Will This Pregnancy Ruin My Plans?

Life is full of surprises. Pregnancy may be one of them. But pregnancy doesn’t need to ruin all your plans. Let’s talk about ways to stay on track even when pregnancy catches you by surprise. Will pregnancy make me drop out of school? No. Whether you’re in high school or college, you don’t have to […]

Preserving the Gift of Life in Our Community

Do you ever pause to ponder exactly how you came to have life? Why aren’t you just a collection of organic matter or lifeless cells? What is the quality that makes you alive? Then—and this may make you a bit uncomfortable—have you ever pondered how easily the life in you could be gone? And once […]

Getting Ready for Your First Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is on its way. And so is your baby. How does that combination of events make you feel? Can you picture yourself on a future Mother’s Day, receiving a little crayoned card, or a craft project dripping with glue, or a bunch of freshly-picked dandelions—handed to you by your child’s tiny hand? Do […]

Be The Hero of Your Own Story

We all want everything to go right all the time. We’d rather be comfortable than uncomfortable. We’d rather be “friended” on Facebook than “unfriended.” We’d rather stroll down an easy path than stumble along a rocky road. We want life to be a happy beginning, a happy middle and, above all, a happy ending. Heroes […]