She chose to overcome blindness surrounding abortion

Cradle My Heart Today | Gail’s Story 11-16-17

Gail McWilliam was told she would never have children. Then she was told to abort. Listen now:

Gail McWilliams

The doctor said pregnancy would likely leave her blind.

What would you do?

Gail didn’t waver. She answered immediately, “I choose life.”

Five children later indeed her eyesight was gone, but by then Gail had become a professional speaker, inspiring millions with the message that hope always sees.

Gail passed away last year but her vision lives on. Her message is “How could we be so blind?”

She said, “Surely there is an alternative to abortion? Life is a sacred treasure. Open your eyes, America, and speak up for life. It is our richest commodity and resource.”

Gail’s faith enabled her to not only rise above her condition but to use a tragic affliction as a path to her greatest potential, as a wife and mother, and an encourager building others up.

Gail glorified God by choosing life, yes, and the lesson of her life is that faith is greater than our greatest fears.

An unintended pregnancy, a difficult prenatal diagnosis, overcoming the pain of abortion all signal a coming tragic affliction, yet all may open our eyes to our greatest potential, if we will see with the eyes of faith.

Joni Erickson Tada said, “Faith isn’t the ability to see long and far into the misty future. It’s simply taking God at His word, and taking the next step.”

For we walk by faith, not by sight. 2 Corinthians 5:7

Listen to our interview with Gail here.

Find help for a poor prenatal diagnosis Be Not Afraid and Isaiah’s Promise.

Find resources for help with unplanned pregnancy and healing after abortion at

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