In May we were blessed to see 2 more babies born. You may remember the testimony from several months ago regarding a baby that was saved via text messaging. Tara received a call from a woman whose grand-son’s girlfriend was going to Planned Parenthood for an abortion. We will call her Jane and she was literally on her way to the clinic, and all that Tara was given was the Jane’s stepmothers cell number. Needless to say we were on high alert trying to contact Jane with many obstacles in the way. Eventually Tara was given the Jane’s cell number and began texting her.
Thankfully, Tara earned Jane’s trust after only a few texts and realized that she wanted to help. Tara was able to text her a picture of a 6 week old preborn baby and encourage Jane to ask to see her ultrasound. Ultimately it became clear that Jane’s parents were coercing her into having the abortion. Jane asked about adoption and wanted to leave the clinic but felt trapped. Heroically Jane left the clinic and chose life for her baby. One week after baby Manuel’s birth she graduated from high school. Manuel is the love of her life and we are so happy for her. What Jane needed was love and support from her family but when families won’t provide these things we will. Jane is a true hero and proof that young girls can choose life while continuing their own.
Baby Lillianna was actually born premature on April 3rd. She stayed in the hospital for several weeks before we got to meet her. Her mom Allison* came to us homeless and addicted to heroin. During the first part of Allison’s pregnancy we helped her with housing, food and transportation. One day we didn’t hear from her anymore. We didn’t know what happened to her or where she went she just stopped contacting us. We entrusted her and the baby to God hopeful we would one day meet again. God did take care of her and brought her back to us shortly before Lillianna was released from the hospital. She is clean and sober now, trying to do what is best for her daughter. Praises belong to God as we witness another woman facing adversity choose life.