Yesterday I was visiting an internet forum that I look at from time to time. The people who post on this forum are from all walks of life - a spread of ages, educational backgrounds, family circumstances and religious beliefs or lack of them.
Someone had posted that she had a terrible problem - basically, having been told that she wouldn't be able to have children and taken a long time to come to terms with that, she had just found out that she was pregnant. Her post was very negative, talking about how this was the wrong time in her life for this to happen, and she just knew that she wouldn't be able to support a baby. She was obviously thinking very seriously about having an abortion.
In the course of a few hours, she had dozens of responses. Every single one said what a wonderful thing this was and what a miracle this baby was. At the same time, nobody criticised her for the way she was feeling, and they sympathised with her for her concerns. Most people don't use their real names in this forum, and most have never met each other, but several people offered her financial and practical help, and some offered to send her baby equipment.
Today she posted again, thanking everyone for helping her to clarify her thinking - and saying that although she thinks it's going to be very tough financially, she's decided to keep the baby. I'm so pleased for her and the baby, but I'm sure she's also going to have a few tough times ahead - please pray for them.