Melissa C.

Melissa Carew (kevin)

Seven years ago, I was pregnant with my third child and was scheduled to have an abortion. I already had two sons and was living on $583.000 a month given by welfare. I had many reasons for not wanting to have another baby. I shared my dilemma with a close friend. She asked me to go and see Geeta at the Living Well Medical Clinic. Somehow, I knew God was back in control of my life. I was feeling so alone, so lost in my Christian faith. Deep in my heart I wanted my baby, but the pressures and feelings of low self-worth spoke louder and managed my behavior and thinking.


When I began visiting the clinic on a regular basis, I felt “peace.” I was emotionally, spiritually, and physically exhausted. God communicated to me through the many friends I found at the clinic. I began to renew my relationship with God, understanding that I was not a mistake, nor was my unborn child. I was shown love that I never knew existed. Today, and every day, I look at Kevin (age 6 ½ ) and I am grateful and privileged to have crossed paths with this wonderful and need ministry.


As a result of the continued love and support the boys and I have received from Living Well, my life has been changed. I have been able to return to school and I am excited and thankful that December 15, 1992 I will graduated from Saddleback College as an R.N. I am looking forward to the future and the Lord allowing me to use the medical knowledge and resources He has given me to help others, especially women who are facing unplanned pregnancies. Thank you, and Kevin says, “hello.”


Melissa C.
Dec. 3, 1992

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