Coralee discovered she was pregnant again. Shame overtook her. So she considered abortion and made an appointment with a local abortion clinic. Coralee felt rising anxiety as she walked into the clinic, still very conflicted by what she should do regarding her pregnancy. She was quickly escorted to a back room to consult with a
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Janice came to CompassCare for an initial pregnancy appointment. She lives at home and is finishing up her senior year of high school. Janice came to the appointment with her friend’s mom. The tears started during her ultrasound as she stared at her active nine week old baby on the screen. And the tears kept
“…and He healed them” (Mt 15: 30c). Her mother died when she was 12. Her father’s alcoholism left her abandoned to care for her younger siblings. Now she is pregnant. Night after night, this orphan underlined her loneliness on her couch, turning over a sad, utilitarian calculus of whether she would let her child live.
Is moral correctness reasonable? If one were to listen carefully to anyone talking about how one person ought to treat another person in a civilized society, one might get the impression that morality is totally obvious, rational, universal, and easily actionable. That is, if any sane person were to just think about the intrinsic good
Teresa is a single mother, working a full time job and trying to make ends meet. After her youngest was born a couple of years ago, Teresa gave away all of her baby items, assuming she was done having kids. Learning she was pregnant, shock gripped her. She is in a relationship with the father
“Thank you, thank you, thank you! [CompassCare] changed my life just by caring, and I can’t ever repay that debt.” Jessica has now given birth to her twins. “If I had not come [to CompassCare]… I may have aborted my child. Thank you!” Ann submitted her life to the Lord and has a beautiful baby
Nina is a soft spoken, gentle, 18 year old, who recently graduated from high school and is looking forward to pursuing engineering in college. She comes from a broken family but she and her mother have become close in recent years. Nina has long been a source of hope for her mom, and often been
BREAKING: A CompassCare trained pregnancy center suspended their services in Illinois because a new law requires them to refer for abortion. Illinois is one of several states that have become aggressive toward pro-lifers, either by eliminating conscience rights for medical professionals who object to abortion (WA and IL) or by attacking pregnancy centers who empower
“I am the master of my fate. I am the captain of my soul.” These final words in the poem Invictus by William Ernest Henley resonate with most people in the modern west. It is about the triumph of raw willpower in the face of uncontrollable life circumstances. Ironically, Henley died. He was 53. Mankind’s
CompassCare is being forced to relocate! We need your help to ensure CompassCare’s life-saving services are not interrupted or suspended. After years of a great landlord/tenant relationship, the building in which CompassCare is located changed hands this past summer. This occurred just as CompassCare’s long term lease was set to expire on February 28, 2017.