Reflections on Our Mission

Reflections on Our Mission

“A woman’s high calling as God’s image bearer renders her incapable of insignificance, no matter what has gone wrong in her life or how much she has lost.” – Carolyn Custis James, The Gospel of Ruth I read those words and concluded, That’s right. She can’t be...
Today is Sanctity of Life Day

Today is Sanctity of Life Day

Human life is of immeasurable value from conception to the last breath. This day is set apart to recognize the sacredness of all human life acknowledging that it is because we are created in the image of God that our lives are so highly valued. God literally breathed...
Join Us for a Virtual Town Hall Meeting!

Join Us for a Virtual Town Hall Meeting!

Know somebody who wants to learn more about Amira’s House and the young women we serve? We are hosting our first ever virtual Town Hall meeting via Zoom this Tuesday, December 1st, as part of our #givingtuesday2020 campaign.Join us Tuesday online on your lunch...
True Advocacy

True Advocacy

  I recently found myself at the child support court advocating for a 16 yr old Amira’s House client. As we waited for her case to be heard, the father of the baby stood 30 feet away. He wore a hoodie pulled up and lowered over his eyes, head down. As we prepared...

Takis and Mangoes

“Are you eating?” Ann, the nurse practitioner, stood a few feet away, clipboard in hand. “You’ve only gained one pound since your last visit and that’s not enough to support the baby’s growth and development.” Nina* continued to look down, slipping her Nike slides off...