“Each loss taught me something different about myself and my relationship with God.” -Laura RickettsIn addition, Laura has a heart for helping people leave the abortion industry. She is a client manager for And Then There Were None, an organization founded by former Planned Parenthood director Abby Johnson. Johnson witnessed an ultrasound-guided abortion and had a change of heart, becoming a strong pro-life advocate. She and the group she founded now assist other individuals find new jobs — and new lives — outside abortion center walls. Laura says And Then There Were None has helped 440 abortion center workers quit their jobs. But the organization offers more than just assistance in finding other employment. It also provides healing for those trying to rebuild their lives after a stint in the abortion business. As a result, Laura sees herself as a guide, mentor, and cheerleader for women learning to love themselves and learning how to let God love them.
"It’s raw mercy…you see the transforming power of mercy.” -Laura RickettsLaura notes that her favorite part of the Pro-Life Women’s Conference is seeing women come from all over the country and experience an instant bond. She says there is a certain camaraderie and energy present because “all are working toward the culture of life.” And that, she says, is “so beautiful to see.”
How are you working toward building a culture of love in your family and your community?
Copyright 2018 Maria V. Gallagher
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Maria V. Gallagher spends her days advocating for women, children, and families. She is the mother of a beautiful ballerina and a member of the worldwide Cursillo movement. In her spare time, Maria likes to blog, walk, sing, dance, and fill the room with laughter. Read her work at MariaVGallagher.com.