For the first time since 1975, the number of abortions in the United States dropped under one million (958,700 in 2013 and 926,200 in 2014), according to “Abortion Incidence and Service Availability in the United States, 2014,” by Rachel Jones and Jenna Jerman. The abortion rate also continued to decline, falling to 14.6 abortions per 1,000 women aged 15–44, the lowest rate ever recorded, and a 14% decline from 2011.
New Wine Skins Ministry
By Sara Mannen
Ten years ago, I sat curled up in fetal position with tears streaming down my face as I begged God, “Help me. Take this away.” The thing I desperately cried out concerning was the tight grip my monster, anxiety, had on my body and mind. Anxiety is my monster because I become a mere shadow of myself when it is in control. I had an unexplainable tightness in my chest, my heart was racing and felt as if it was skipping beat; my breathing was fast; my stomach was in knots; I felt light-headed. I was experiencing constant surges of adrenaline which made me jumpy. A trip to the ER, a battery of tests, and several visits to the doctor confirmed my suspicions that I was struggling with anxiety.
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