The Power Of Influence

The influence of a crisis situation is powerful. When something unexpected happens and a person is forced to make a decision in the midst of trials, circumstances weigh heavily. This was true for Natasha*. With the help of her parents, … Continued

CEO Commentary

Sometimes God shakes us to wake us. Those words were spoken to me during my first virtual conference, which I participated in for a church club. The theme for the conference was “Unshakeable,” which is spot on for this season … Continued

Uniquely Wonderful

  Today, instead of sharing a particular story with you, I’d like to give you a peek at what makes serving at Life Options so unique: getting to meet a variety of people who are all very similar yet simultaneously … Continued

CEO Commentary Summer 2020

I’m thrilled to announce that after being closed temporarily, we’re open again! Time always intrigues me: The past seems to have gone fast, the future feels far away, and the present appears slow. Right now, it feels as though we’ve … Continued

Powerful Words

As long as Life Options has been here, we’ve relied on the personal connections made during appointments to help people find direction and dignity in their lives. For the first time in 34 years, those in-person appointments are temporarily unavailable. … Continued

Turning The Tide

Have you ever gone swimming in the ocean? Last summer, I had the opportunity to travel to South Carolina and do just that. Although I have childhood memories of similar experiences, I don’t recall being so fearful then. This time, … Continued

Beyond The Test

Maria* and Juan* were both in high school and had been dating for a while, when they suspected Maria might be pregnant. The couple came to LO for a pregnancy test, which confirmed they were indeed expecting a baby. Although this … Continued

Refreshing Joy

Lucy* and Jaden* walked in to Life Options requesting a pregnancy test. They sat together on the couch as consultant Angela* reviewed the forms with them and began with some questions. When the time came to take the pregnancy test, … Continued

Timing Is Everything

Time. It’s the one thing that waits for no one. It holds the power to cause stress and the power to create peace. Once it’s gone, you can’t get it back. And every bit of it is a gift. I … Continued

Thank You, Volunteers!

What does it take to run a thriving pregnancy center ministry? More than you might think! We recently held an appreciation dinner for our many faithful center volunteers, and when I pulled the list, do you know how many we … Continued