Entries for the 'Volunteers' Category
By: Jerry Thacker
My younger daughter is finishing up her masters' degree in counseling at a local university. She also works in the student assistance center helping those who need remedial help. The other day, a student came in for help with her paper, the topic of which was "The Distracting Nature of Texting." Whi...
By: Mark Hiehle
The story is told of police officers who were using a radar gun to check the speed of vehicles as they came over the crest of a hill. Suddenly, their radar registered a speed of 500 miles per hour. They tried to reset their equipment, but suddenly it shut down. Moments later, a low-flying military F...
By: Anne O'Connor
More and more pregnancy care centers are dealing with situations where a pregnant minor does not want to have an abortion, but her parents are pressuring her to get one. Many daughters feel coerced against their will by their parents to choose abortion. PCCs need to support the minor in her decision...
By: Anna Somers
A strange sound interrupted our evening meal.
"What's that?" my husband asked.
We stared at each other in confusion. Finally, it hit me. "The hotline phone!" I had been carrying it around for a month, but tonight was the first time anyone called. My husband and I scrambled to find it.
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By: Tricia McCool
As a Labor & Delivery nurse of 14 years, I often cared for women who experienced pregnancy loss. In many of those cases, they had made the painful choice to terminate a very wanted pregnancy because of a medical problem. Pregnancy termination for medical indications is a very complex issue that ...