Word of Life
“If someone shared with you she was pregnant and hadn’t ruled out having an abortion, would you know how to respond? … When a woman is facing a difficult pregnancy, the reaction of the first person she tells tends to set the tone for her decision-making. How do we respond to our friend in a loving way that is life-affirming for both her and her baby?” Consider the four steps of the L.O.V.E. Approach™*: Listen and Learn, Open Options, Vision and Value, and Extend and Empower.” Read more at http://www.respectlife.org/l-o-v-e.
USCCB Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities
“What to Do When a Friend is Considering Abortion” (www.respectlife.org/l-o-v-e)
*The L.O.V.E. Approach™ is trademarked by Heartbeat International, Inc. and may not be adapted or modified. The L.O.V.E. Approach™ is used in “What to Do When a Friend Is Considering Abortion” with permission from Heartbeat International, Inc.