Topic: compassion

“Descriptions of God as just, merciful, wise, and true are accurate. But those words as such, no matter how artfully defined or movingly recited, don’t grip us the way that concrete storie ... discuss

Prosecuted The KKK,’ ‘Focused On Solving The Fires’ At Black Churches, Won ‘Hard-Fought Victory For Civil Rights’ On Drug Sentencing Which ‘Unfairly Impact[s] Minority Communities’REP. ... discuss

I sit here and I know that I am not humble before the Lord because I bring my lack of humility out in the world, in here in the church.  I revel in other people's lack of compassion and mercy and ... discuss

For many years now, donors and charities alike have been conditioned to value (and demand) financial efficiency. And the way we have come to define financial efficiency is by measuring program expense ... discuss

For many years now, donors and charities alike have been conditioned to value (and demand) financial efficiency. And the way we have come to define financial efficiency is by measuring program expense ... discuss

“Please note that these are not necessarily the ten best books your teens will read in their lifetime. Not all of these books will stand the test of time as Christian classics. But each of them ... discuss

Finally this November, a mainstream media source, the Des Moines Register, investigated some of the problems with legalized physician-assisted suicide in other states such as complications during the ... discuss

This article appeared in The Christian Review on December 2. “All good is hard. All evil is easy. Dying, losing, cheating, and mediocrity is easy.Stay away from easy.” Scott Alexander ... discuss

As I have written before, I don't think any Church document since Humanae Vitae in 1968 has produced as much controversy and outright rebellion in the Catholic Church as we have seen from Amoris Laeti ... discuss

Amsterdam, Netherlands, Dec 2, 2016 / 03:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A doctor in the Netherlands performed euthanasia on a 41 year-old father of two who claimed his alcoholism had made his life unbearable ... discuss

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director, Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionDr Leonardo CassanigaAn Italian doctor and nurse were arrested yesterday for allegedly causing the deaths of 10 people between 2011 - ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 183 Psalter: Friday, Week I, 764 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Friday of ... discuss

Dear Friends, There are undoubtedly a dizzying array of “top priorities” that are and will be pushed on the incoming presidential administration from all sides. But there is one priority t ... discuss

Gary Bauerby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:  Commerce & Treasury Picks - The Trump transition team today announced the selections of Wilbur Ross and Steve Mnuchin as Commerce and Treasur ... discuss

There are times in my life when something simple will rock my world make me question myself.  If I didn't have God I don't know how I would go on, but He gives me that strength.  In the past ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Dr. Price To HHS - This morning, President-elect Trump announced his selection of Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) to be secretary of Health and Human Services. This is a cru ... discuss

“Our children are little sponges. My son knows the names of every dinosaur that ever walked the face of planet earth. However, our prayer for our kids is not merely that they would grow in knowl ... discuss

Abortion is a “grave sin” in the eyes of the Catholic Church, but it is not beyond forgiveness. Theresa Shively, of Alexandria, Ohio learned that 15 years ago after struggling for decades with the ... discuss

When 27-year-old Acacia walked into a pregnancy help medical clinic in Casper, Wyo., her primary goal was to verify the pregnancy. If she was pregnant, Acacia’s plan was to abort. She had taken a ho ... discuss

"KT" McFarland & Donald F. McGahnARRA News Service: President-elect Donald J. Trump today announced his selection of Kathleen Troia "KT" McFarland to serve as Deputy National Security Advisor and Do ... discuss

It was 7 years ago this month that this picture was taken and I wrote the following on this blog (one of my very first posts). I am so thankful to have these words that I wrote during that time. It is ... discuss

...these descriptors immediately come to mind when I read about anti-Trump protesters burning American flags, beating Trump supporters and destroying private property. Their shameful and often br ... discuss

Last week, in a most unsavory move, Denver's KNUS morning drive time talk show host, Peter Boyles devoted two hours to promoting the new and improved Hemlock Society.The pro-euthanasia organization's ... discuss

Now that South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has a new job, eyes are on her successor. Lt. Gov. Henry McMaster will be assuming the governorship as Haley prepares to become President-elect Donald Trump& ... discuss

Fires set by suspected arsonists have rendered Project Defending Life, also known as Women’s Pregnancy Options, a pregnancy resource center in the heart of the late-term abortion capital of the na ... discuss

23 November AD 100 Saint Clement (ca. A.D. 35–100) is remembered for establishing the pattern of apostolic authority that governed the Christian Church during the first and second centuries. He ins ... discuss

“The best way you can help this conversation go smoothly is to already be in conversation with your child about pornography. They need to understand what the Bible says about sexuality and the d ... discuss

CBC News Manitoba reported yesterday that two Winnipeg hospitals will not be offering assisted death, Laura Glowacki reported on November 18 that Concordia and St Boniface Hospitals have informed the ... discuss

The Washington, D.C. City Council has voted to legalize assisted suicide. According to reports, it will not be vetoed by the mayor. In order for it to become law, it will need to be approved by Congre ... discuss

St. Jude Chapel wishes Cardinal Kevin J. Farrell warmest congratulations. Our prayers are with Cardinal Farrell as he begins his new assignment in Rome. Then Bishop Kevin J. Farrell Farewell Homily in ... discuss

Philadelphia, Pa., Nov 17, 2016 / 11:24 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has published the full text of Archbishop Charles Chaput's responses to questions posed to him by Catholic ... discuss

Coloradans voted to legalize physician-assisted suicide on Nov. 8, a decision critics call a “dangerous step for Colorado’s medically and socially vulnerable citizens.” Nearly 65 percent of vote ... discuss

If you are going to call me something I suggest you call me a Christian first, and I am commanded by Paul here to let the life of Jesus be all over me in the way I act and treat others so the title of ... discuss

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionConcordia Hospital WinnipegCBC News Manitoba reported yesterday that two Winnipeg hospitals will not be offering assisted death, Lau ... discuss

Heartbreaking story of a messy, messy process. We need immigration reform AND adoption reform. Adam Crapser and his older sister were adopted from South Korean by American parents who never bothered t ... discuss

As part of the Traditional Missal, the Feast of Our Lady Mother of Divine Providence occurs on the Saturday before the 3rd Sunday in November. This Feastday is kept by various religious orders in ... discuss

The biggest names in women’s ministry—from Hatmaker to authors like Shauna Niequist—remain intimately involved in their own local churches, and most have Bible college or seminary degrees. Still ... discuss

Campaign season 2016 is officially over. As I sat in stunned elation watching the last of the presidential returns filter in during the wee hours of the morning, my heart was also broken. While we as ... discuss

Any true church of Jesus Christ will be actively engaging the neighborhoods and the nations with the gospel of Jesus Christ.  Jesus has given us a clear commission that we often refer to as “T ... discuss

Two weeks ago the Florida Gators defeated the Georgia Bulldogs. I did not feel the pain of the Bulldogs, not because I lack Christian compassion, but because they are Bulldogs and I am a Gator. Last w ... discuss

You can preach an expository sermon with clarity and conviction and even compassion, but if you’ve missed the gospel of Jesus Christ, you’ve not even preached a Christian sermon. Only the ... discuss

Baltimore, Md., Nov 15, 2016 / 03:39 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Race relations, racism, and violence were on the mind of the United States bishops during their fall general assembly in Baltimore. “Th ... discuss

Assisted suicide proponents always promise that facilitated death will be offered solely and strictly to the mentally competent. But once a society accepts the premise of euthanasia—that it is accep ... discuss

The Collect.O LORD, we beseech thee to keep thy Church and household continually in thy true religion; that they who do lean only upon the hope of thy heavenly grace may evermore be defended by thy mi ... discuss

“Of course there are biases against evangelicals on campuses,” notes Jonathan L. Walton, the Plummer Professor of Christian Morals at Harvard. Walton, a black evangelical, adds that the condescens ... discuss

© 2016 A. F. Branco, Liberty Alliance.As I watched ABC’s George Stephanopoulos and his crew of talking heads begin the autopsy on the election late Tuesday night, I felt some dark satisfaction. I h ... discuss

...these descriptors immediately come to mind when I read about anti-Trump protesters burning American flags, beating Trump supporters and destroying private property. Their shameful and often br ... discuss

Imagine you’re sitting in the corner of a room all by yourself. The storm and the pouring rain outside perfectly reflects how you’re feeling. Close by, a crowd of happy people laugh together ... discuss

Jesus (and St. Paul) both speak of the Jews' belief in the Resurrection of the body, but when was that revealed to the Jews? I read an article which claimed that the Resurrection was a relatively "new ... discuss

If you ask someone where to find the Crucifixion mentioned in the Old testament, they'll probably go to Zechariah 12:10:“And I will pour out on the house of David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem a ... discuss

Source: WikipediaIn his interview on EWTN last night Donald Trump criticized Hillary Clinton for her high-level staff members who mocked Catholics and evangelical Christians. “She should apologize. ... discuss

"Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much." Helen Keller"Solidarity is  not an act of charity, but mutual aid between forces fighting for the same objective."  Samora MachelThis ... discuss

The video clips play on the television and you are strongly tempted to turn away because the topic is so tragic and the images so wrenchingly disturbing.  But you watch and your heart is touched, ... discuss

In the National Right to Life News, Dave Andrusko reports on two recent editorials opposing Proposition 106.  Here’s the conclusion of one of the editorials: “Death with Dignity” sounds lik ... discuss

In the wake of another mass shooting in the United States of America, some of us declare our country's need for Jesus. Yet, as this picture shows, Jesus is not enough.Because people can be faithful bo ... discuss

Bible translation is not simply replacing a hebrew, aramaic, or greek word for an equivalent in the receiver language.Take for example the greek New Testament word, "agape". In modern English translat ... discuss

In the last month, a Canadian family who let their son die of diabetes because they believed Jesus was enough to cure him were condemned in court for murder. Children's death by believers in the ... discuss

Time magazine broke a story by Elizabeth Dias yesterday with quite the headline, Top Evangelical College Group to Dismiss Employees Who Support Gay Marriage. Ed Stetzer wrote an article in reply for C ... discuss

"And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in wickedness." I John 5:19These are days that will test what we think we know and believe.  The "whole world" lies in wickedness.wicked ... discuss

When voters decide which candidates to elect to public office, they often consider a range of important political issues. But not all issues should carry the same weight. Abortion is different from ot ... discuss

The right to life is the most basic of human rights. The 8th amendment assures the equal right to life of mother and baby.  Without the 8th in our Constitution the right to life of the unborn chi ... discuss

Pentecost 3 – June 5, 2016Luke 7:11-17"Jesus Saves Widows, Dead Guys, and You"If you've ever suffered loss... you probably know how well meaning people can say some of the least helpful things. Thin ... discuss

“Humility at the Feast”So the scene today is a dinner party on a Sabbath day, probably after the weekly synagogue meeting, in which Jesus is invited to dine with some Pharisees in the home of a ru ... discuss

Sermon – September 11, 201617th Sunday after PentecostLuke 15“Savior of the Lost”24-year-old Welles Crowther was an equities trader at the World Trade Center on September 11th. He helped at leas ... discuss

Luke 17:11-19October 9th, 2016“Mercy for Lepers”“Jesus, Master, have mercy on us!” “Well, friends, first you have to ask me into your heart.”  No...“Jesus, Master, have mercy on us! ... discuss

“Two Kinds of People”Luke 18:9-17There's an old saying, “There are three kinds of people in the world:  Those that can do basic math, and those that can't.”  (Think about it)Today Je ... discuss

Abortion ends the life of a human organism—an individual member of the species Homo sapiens. Yet abortions are not classified as deaths in U.S. vital statistics. What would those statistics look lik ... discuss

There are varying opinions among Christians about abortion. Catholics sometimes blame Protestants for the decriminalization of abortion. They may be right.  In the '60s, it was often Protest ... discuss

This is a teen study Bible. It's the New King James version translation. Larry and Sue Richards have written the features. This Bible starts out with the Apostles' Creed, the Table of Contents, and ... discuss

This book is a devotional. These devotions are based on the life of Jesus, as depicted in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Ken Gire starts his devotional with an Introduction. He prompt ... discuss

U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael W. PendergrassFifteen years ago today, I overheard a coworker down the hall from my office telling someone else about planes hitting the World Trade ... discuss

 Assisted Suicide Will be Legal in California Tomorrow, Targeting the Elderly and Disabled  Micaiah Bilger California’s new assisted suicide law takes effect on Thursday, opening the ... discuss

 No matter how disguised, abortion is not “care”By Carol Tobias, President Last week the Los Angeles Times did a story on the so-called “abortion desert,” a term used to descri ... discuss

Yesterday, family and friends assembled in Brooklyn to honor the memory, and celebrate the life of my sister-in-law, Roberta “Birdie” Langella who died on October 2nd.  I shared a brief ... discuss

Question: "What is the “handwriting against us” in Colossians 2:11-15? Is it our sins or the Law or both or neither?" The text, as we have it in the King James Version is as follows:"In whom ... discuss

Heaven is far too perfect, far too sinless, far too other for us to imagine in our fallen minds. Our attempts to put brush to canvas have led to depictions of cherubs on clouds, idyllic colors ... discuss

Gospel weariness. It’s a little phrase I picked up from a friend when he preached at our church not too long ago. His text was James 1, “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials ... discuss

The so-called "catholic" blogosphere reacted this week in horror (again, almost in one voice) to what they consider to be a truly evil action. Oh, I don't mean the horrific massacre of 49 people and ... discuss

EWTN, the Catholic network founded by the late Mother Angelica, played a crucial role in my return to the Catholic Church, as it has in the lives of countless others around the world. There is no dou ... discuss

Jesus' attitude is striking: we do not hear the words of scorn, we do not hear words of condemnation, but only words of love, of mercy, which are an invitation to conversation. "Neither do I condemn y ... discuss

SourceI, for the most part, no longer read "catholic" blogs and websites.  Far too many "catholic" blogs are filled with self-righteous hatred, anger, vitriol and condemnation of anyone who does ... discuss

It’s a story too horrific to believe. This week, a 16-year-old teenager gave birth to her baby alone in her bedroom and then threw the newborn out of the second story window.  After telling her mot ... discuss

Whether you love them, hate them or find yourself indifferent, the Black Lives Matter movement is at the center of the national discussion on race. The death of an unarmed black man, Terence Crutcher, ... discuss

We have a racism problem in this country. We have a problem with a lack of mobility between socioeconomic classes in this country. We have a problem with political leaders in both parties that cause f ... discuss

"The old evil was only hibernating. Now reawakened, instead of spouting hate words, it hides behind a supposed compassion and a call for respecting autonomy. But beneath that veneer, the infanticide m ... discuss

Dietrich Bonhoeffer once said, "Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not the speak is to speak. Not to act is to act." This quote was an indictment against ... discuss

18 October, New Testament Saint Luke the Evangelist was a physician (Colossians 4:14) and a companion of St. Paul on some of his missionary journeys (see Acts 16:10ff; 20:5ff; 27-28). Material found ... discuss

Via Wikimedia, Isaiah describes the return of the Jews from exile in BabylonSermon Audio: Now is right around the time of year when I start looking forward, and I start thinking about Halloween, ... discuss

CC 2.0 via FlickrYou may or may not know that the writer of this blog, me, Mr. Justin Steckbauer is a soldier and officer-candidate in The Salvation Army.  Though this is my personal blog, and th ... discuss

Michael Voris devotes a major part of his self-proclaimed apostolate to trying to destroy anyone in the Catholic Church who shows any compassion or empathy for homosexuals.  Voris especially goes ... discuss

Image source: ancoraonline.it.On Friday, as I’m sure most of you know, the Vatican Press released Pope Francis’ post-synodal exhortation Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love). Predictably, everyone wh ... discuss

Handmade Jesus BannerIf Jesus ran for public office today, what would He do? This may seem to be a hypothetical question. In a way it is. This is to get us to ponder how to follow Jesus in the politi ... discuss

If abortion were criminalized. Would it be called murder? Would it be treated as such? What would happen to post-abortive women? If abortion were criminalized. Why pose such a hypothetical question? ... discuss

----Adapted from Russell Moore's article found here.This week Donald Trump caused another stir in national news, and this time, it was for his comments on rape. Asked if pro-consent activism want ... discuss

This week Donald Trump caused another stir in national news, and this time, it was for his comments on the slave trade. Asked if pro-freedom activism wants laws to punish men who receive slaves, the ... discuss

The following news release was issued on March 16, 2016.ST. PAUL — An effort to legalize assisted suicide in Minnesota appears to be dead after the bill's author withdrew her legislation this aftern ... discuss

Via the power of IFTTT Lent 2c, (February 21, 2016) Luke 13:31-35 TITLE: “Put Your Trust Where it Belongs” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text f ... discuss

Matthew 9:3 But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’Matthew 12:7 If you had known what these words mean, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice,’ you would not have condemned ... discuss

On June 11, 1963, a Buddhist monk named Thích Quang Duc was among the procession of approximately 350 monks and nuns who surrounded the intersection at Phan Dinh Phung Boulevard and Le Van Duyet Stre ... discuss

The be nice campaign is a project of the Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan and is spreading around west Michigan, even into your children's schools. Parents may want to consider the ramif ... discuss

Dear Fellow Followers of Jesus: These photos I have put up below are of three children that I was matched with through Compassion International, a Christian humanitarian nonprofit. I received their ... discuss

My family and I watched the first episode of "Born This Way" today. Its the new A&E reality show about a social group of young adults with Down syndrome in Los Angeles. These young people bowl togethe ... discuss

The debate over abortion has reignited in the United States in recent weeks, in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to hear a challenge to a Texas law that places new regulations upon abortion ... discuss

For most of my adult life, I have worked with refugees both overseas and in the US. So, I DO understand the plight of refugees and the challenges of successfully resettling them in their new American ... discuss

SourceThe Catholic blogosphere and internet have been awash with weeping and and wailing and gnashing of teeth over the Synod on the Family. As far as many in the Catholic blogosphere are concerned, ... discuss

A fight scene from "Deadwood"SourceI recently heard a priest describe the Catholic blogosphere as the Wild West where anything goes. Anyone who has watched "Deadwood" on HBO has a good idea of just h ... discuss

Sts. Cosmas and Damian: physicians and martyrs.Going to the hospital for, if not a life-threatening, at least a life-inconveniencing procedure under general anesthesia causes one to pause and meditate ... discuss

By now, it must be painfully obvious to all but the willfully ignorant or ideologically disabled that the flood of Muslim migrants into Europe is the result of a terribly flawed US foreign policy in t ... discuss

U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael W. PendergrassFourteen years ago today, I overheard a coworker down the hall from my office telling someone else about planes hitting the World Trade ... discuss

“Dear Mary, I feel so empowered by this whole experience; being able to continue with school without any interruption, has given me an incredible strength. I have a new found faith in people and in ... discuss

              The Gifts the Friends who gave them Hope   Every person who has suffered loss has faced the same choice: Surrend ... discuss

St. Ann, my name saint, is also my patroness for the year 2015.  July 26th is her feast day, so today is the day to begin her novena.  Here is the novena prayer I am saying.Novena Prayer to ... discuss

For behold the sovereign the Lord of hosts shall take away from Jerusalem, and from Juda the valiant and the strong, the whole strength of bread, and the whole strength of water.  The strong man, ... discuss

By Dave Andrusko, National Right to Life News -- The headline reporting on a Gallup poll is accurate as far as it goes but incomplete- "U.S. Support for Euthanasia Hinges on How It's Described: Suppo ... discuss

During Memorial Day weekend this year as we remember and honor all of our soldiers let us also remember that Saint Joan of Arc is the patron saint of soldiers for a very good reason. I can think of no ... discuss

Chrissy shopping in our local drugstore. My 13 year old daughter Chrissy with Down syndrome has a support person to help her reshape her behaviors so that she can get along better in everyday situatio ... discuss

March has been a busy month for our family.  Our little foster daughter turned one,  I had another great check up at the cancer center, we're plugging along with school work, house work, hea ... discuss

The Supreme Court Ruling striking down Canada's laws against assisted suicide is an extreme example of judicial overreach. Major social change like this should always come from elected repre ... discuss

re·gret/rəˈɡret/verbfeel sad, repentant, or disappointed over (something that has happened or been done, especially a loss or missed opportunity).nouna feeling of sadness, repentance, or disappoin ... discuss

There seem to be two camps when it comes to other people's opinion of those of us who foster children. Either they are fully supportive and paint you as a saint lavishing you with the praise you know ... discuss

Compassion Fatigue: a gradual numbing to the needs and hurt of others facilitated by being continually inundated with images and stories of extreme poverty and hardship while not experiencing those ev ... discuss

Emphasizing the importance of the religious vocation, Pope Francis announced that the year 2015 will be dedicated to Consecrated Life.  He said that all Christians are called to live in imitati ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Note: A review copy of this film was provided to me in exchange for a review. I thank especially the film’s executive producer, Bryan Storkel, for working to make sure I received this documentar ... discuss

CORNERSTONE CATHOLIC CONFERENCE NOTES OCT 25, 2014BUILDING A CULTURE OF LIFETACOMA CONVENTION CENTER, TACOMA, WA ABBY JOHNSON: Former Planned Parenthood director, now outspoken pro-life leader, a ... discuss

Many conservatives, Tea Party folks and Christians have mixed feelings about the GOP takeover of the US Senate yesterday. Not that it happened - it's progress in a certain way, and it's great that it' ... discuss

Back in 2010 I ordered a book from Tan Books entitled The 33 Doctors of the Church.* I got it because I was interested in finding out more about who those Doctors were, what they taught, & why they we ... discuss

October is the month dedicated to the Rosary. It is also the month dedicated to the protection of all human life. The Church is the Body of Christ whose mission is to help and defend the poor, the ... discuss

Many of us go into this adoption thing knowing adoption is hard, but the extent to that difficulty is often not grasped. It wasn't for me. I knew that both of our adopted kiddos had suffered trauma, ... discuss

As most of you know, when I was nine I lost my mom to suicide. All of this discussion about Robin Williams has me kind of sad and frustrated with where we are with mental illness in this world. My h ... discuss

By Jane St. Clair A while ago I made a common sense argument that there is ... discuss

Social and political philosophies have tremendous impact on one's world view. One's role in society (should individuality or community have priority), the belief of the purpose of government (to prote ... discuss

I've been of the opinion that prior to January of 2017 our Fearless Leader will find a reason to impose martial law, suspend the results of any Presidential election recently held and crack down on al ... discuss

Ranade-Krider COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio Right to Life President Mike Gonidakis has announced that Stephanie Ranade-Krider will become the new executive director of Ohio's largest pro-life organization. Ra ... discuss

I remember my year in 5th grade quite well. Mr. Whitley was my teacher. He was one of three male teachers in the school, but the only African-American. I remember he was pretty darn ‘fly’ with ... discuss

In the realm of pro-life work, we often talk about the unborn child as the most vulnerable member of society. Indeed, with 21 percent of pregnancies ending in abortion, a person is more likely to die ... discuss

As we remember our soldiers this year during Memorial Day Weekend let us also remember that Saint Joan of Arc is the patron saint of all soldiers for good reason.  I can think of no better person ... discuss

Today bring to Me SOULS WHO HAVE BECOME LUKEWARM,* and immerse them in the abyss of My mercy. These souls wound My Heart most painfully. My soul suffered the most dreadful loathing in the Garden ... discuss

Today bring to Me SOULS WHO HAVE BECOME LUKEWARM,* and immerse them in the abyss of My mercy. These souls wound My Heart most painfully. My soul suffered the most dreadful loathing in the Garden ... discuss

A letter which could be written by an unborn child whose mother is about to murder through abortion. “Cold walls, cold table, soundless cry- Mom,  you won’t see your daughter- Don’t beli ... discuss

Pro-life activists Bud and Tara Shaver of Albuquerque, New Mexico, are often the targets of hate mail or e-mails.  Read the following Facebook post from Bud Shaver:Tara and I received "hate ... discuss

     Although there has been controversy surrounding whether infant and child sacrifice took place in Ancient Times, an Oxford study now confirms that it did indeed happen and the ... discuss

On the eve of the anniversary of America's January 22 commemoration of 55 million children slain by their cruel parents and given no funeral, no name, no grave, no chance ~ we learn that Colorado will ... discuss

On Saturday, 18 January 2014 Dubuque Co. Right to Life held its 30th Walk for Life. The walk is a prayful witness to the community of the value of every life, born & unborn. In part it is also to publ ... discuss

"For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. My frame was no ... discuss

HOMEI need to take a little time for research this week; our next topic, which will appear in the next two weeks, will be dissociation: how it relates to abortion and how it correlates to chronic illn ... discuss

The ongoing election campaign in Albuquerque to pass the "Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Ordinance" has resulted in several videos.  Some of these are undercover videos while others have a ... discuss

“Our passion is far reaching, yet it only needs to reach as far as the individual woman. We eschew political intrigues for the real action instead. We meet mothers where they are, where they need. ... discuss

Antoinette Tuff looked at the face of death at the Atlanta school where she is a secretary. The young man was full of hate and without hope. He was also armed with an AK-47 and other weapons. He wante ... discuss

On this anniversary-eve of my abortion, I'm trying to redirect my most negative thoughts.  I'm trying to think of the way my life has changed over the last few years, since I've begun talking abo ... discuss

I normally stay far away from the political areas of the prolife "fight."  The main reason being that the most effective weapon I have in my arsenal is the fact that I am a postabortive woman, bu ... discuss

So the Daily Kos kids are being their typical selves: piling on their ideological opposition during a time of trouble to score political points. Caleb Howe, a military veteran, wonderful writer, and ... discuss

Leviticus 12:1-8—1 Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying, 2 "Speak to the children of Israel, saying: 'If a woman has conceived, and borne a male child, then she shall be unclean seven days; as in ... discuss

The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery, and placing her in the midst they said to him, “Teacher, this woman has been caught in the act of adultery. Now in the ... discuss

Abortion is undeniably a very polarized topic…and rightly so. Its debate is, in essence, the epitome of the struggle between right and wrong. In this case, however, innocent lives hang in the balanc ... discuss

Dear Prime Minister Stephen Harper,       May 3rd was officially National Prayer Day as well as the Crisis Pregnancy Center's Fundraiser Dinner in Winnipeg, and I took p ... discuss

Whether you ARE pro-choice, or pro-life with "exceptions" or pro-life and wanting to learn more about the cause this article is for you:When the topic of "abortion" is brought up in a conversation it ... discuss

"For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb.  I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.  Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.&n ... discuss

Adapted from Mother's Day Sermon: May 8, 2011Associate Pastor Jeff RuddIntroduction: There has been enough said about mother’s over the years to fill an entire library. Everyone has their own idea o ... discuss

I believe in the total sovereignty of God and believe firmly that salvation comes entirely from God apart from any goodness, righteousness, or action on the part of man.  Many Christians, especia ... discuss

Here are excerpts from an article by Frances Ess.I almost had a heart attack one day when I discovered my six year old son and eleven year old daughter up a tree. My first instinct was to scream at t ... discuss

October 28, 2012. Today in the New York Times Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel (Rahm’s brother), a famous bioethicist, wrote a similar column called “Four Myths About Doctor-Assisted Suicide.” W ... discuss

“Compassion and Choices” wants Arizona and other states to pass laws that allow doctors to poison their patients. They used to be “the Hemlock Society” but now they call themse ... discuss

ss="MsoNormal">April 9, 2012. … David Brooks wrote a touching column in the New York Times last week about an old man, with the surprisingly fitting name of Charles Darwin Snelling, who killed ... discuss

by Jane St. Clair Author of Walk Me to Midnight I wrote “Thirty Logical Reasons to Vote No on Assisted Suicide” when the issue was on the ballot in Washington state.  It’s now on th ... discuss

The day after Election 2012 …. Thank you, Massachusetts, for voting against physician assisted suicide.  Our opponents carefully chose your state when they decided to put their initiative on yo ... discuss

by Jane St. Clair Author of Walk Me to Midnight   Sunday, November 25, 2012 – This morning the New York Times’ lead editorial is about how everyone should consult their doctor or nurs ... discuss

“An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered.” G.K. ChestertonRecently, the Department of Health (DoH) in the UK released the statistics of t ... discuss

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I wrote a previous post on Horton's attempts to show TULIP in the church fathers. Someone recently asked me to comment on a list of patristic citations that are supposed to show the Limited ... discuss

This is the first installment in my series "The strongest pro-choice argument", which will focus on analyzing and responding to Volume 39, Issue 5 of the Journal of Medical Ethics. Issue 5 is a specia ... discuss

Today bring to Me THE SOULS WHO ARE DETAINED IN PURGATORY, and immerse them in the abyss of My mercy. Let the torrents of My Blood cool down their scorching flames. All these souls are greatly loved b ... discuss

Today bring to Me THE SOULS WHO ARE DETAINED IN PURGATORY, and immerse them in the abyss of My mercy. Let the torrents of My Blood cool down their scorching flames. All these souls are greatly loved b ... discuss

First Day:Today bring to Me ALL MANKIND, ESPECIALLY ALL SINNERS, and immerse them in the ocean of My mercy. In this way you will console Me in the bitter grief into which the loss of souls plunges Me. ... discuss

First Day:Today bring to Me ALL MANKIND, ESPECIALLY ALL SINNERS, and immerse them in the ocean of My mercy. In this way you will console Me in the bitter grief into which the loss of souls plunges Me. ... discuss

by Rebekah O'Brien I had only been working for LifeSiteNews for a few weeks when a friend of mine came for a visit. She's one of my best friends, and she's an extraordinary person, full of lov ... discuss

by Shawn Carney - 40 Days for Life In the first days of a 40 Days for Life campaign, when abortion workers watch your peaceful presence outside their building, they do NOT like what they are seeing. T ... discuss

Tonight I ventured to adoration.  I had attempted to go last week but good intentions were thwarted by unruly children and my subsequent bad attitude.  Tonight, however, I felt that familiar ... discuss

Well, I'm rather dissappointed that my last few posts did not show up on my blog. I have been posting from my iPod, and using the Blogger app, but they never did show!Pope Benedict XVI, affectionately ... discuss

Over the weekend a good man died. Michael Schwartz passed into his eternal rest on Sunday February 3, 2013.  For those of us who have known this "happy warrior" as our friend Bob Morrison called ... discuss

Understanding the will of God can be difficult.   What am I typing?  It is not only daunting, but at times simply maddening.  It can include excitement at the prospect of His ... discuss

by John Jalsevac Co-authored with Hilary White January 23, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Japanese nurses and midwives involved in abortion are showing signs of “compassion fatigue” due to beli ... discuss

If we want to change hearts and minds we need to know how to engage with pro-choice minded people by persuasively delivering the truth and properly responding to objections. This video is incredibly h ... discuss

Today is the 40 year "anniversary" of Roe v. Wade. More than 55 million babies have died in the name of "choice" since then.  Millions of women have been physically, emotionally and spiritually w ... discuss

Hello everyone,So my blogging has been VERY very sparse lately. I really apologize, but I have been going through a lot in the past few months. Long story short, there has been a lot of negativity in ... discuss

by John Stonestreet September 4, 2012 (Breakpoint.org) - Forty years ago, in “A Theory of Justice,” the late philosopher John Rawls made the phrase “veil of ignorance” part of America’s inte ... discuss

by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent BELFAST, August 24, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-life organizations around the world are taking advantage of the opportunity opened this week by comments from U ... discuss

The title of this post is what someone said to me last week. I ran into a girl I lived in the dorms with my freshman year (three years ago) and we caught up on each others' lives. She said that I seem ... discuss

by Kathleen Gilbert June 19, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - For children of anonymous sperm donors yearning for a connection to their biological father, the world can be an unwelcome place. Instead of meet ... discuss

Dearest Ones, I have not made a pro-life report for a few months now, but we have been faithful to the call from God to be in front of the abortion mill in Duluth MN. and have seen 121 young mothers e ... discuss

By now you've heard that President Obama has come out of the closet, sort of speak, to support publicly the right for same-sex couples to get married.Conservative Christians, among other conservative ... discuss

"Truly I say to you, except you be converted, and become as little children, you shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven."  ~Matthew 18:3Work continues on God Moments III:  True Love Lea ... discuss

by Denise J. Hunnell, MD Eternal God, in whom mercy is endless and the treasury of compassion inexhaustible, look kindly upon us and increase Your mercy in us, that in difficult moments we might not d ... discuss

I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believes in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live.  ~John 11:25 Today we honor our most loving Jesus for suffering and dying for our rede ... discuss

I’ve been reading a lot about failure lately. Some guy I like on the internet made a million dollars in a tech start up and then lost ten million. He’s depressed. Another person I know los ... discuss

Archive for February, 2009 « Previous Entries 28022009 Four Types Of Christians Posted by IJ in Devotionals/Sermons, Featured Articles, tags: Bible Study,Blood of Jesus, Christianity, Church, He ... discuss

This priest's entertaining rant against President Obama's infamous Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate that forces religious institutions to provide funding for sterilizations, chemi ... discuss

I've heard a lot of post-abortive women talk about the pain they experience on their baby's duedate, or the anniversary of their abortion. But for me, I don't have any of that. I don't remember what d ... discuss

I was recently honored to be asked to write a short article fo rthe  St. Joseph Catholic Family Center in Manchester, NH. In particular, she asked me why prolifers should care about people workin ... discuss

This absurd pic has been circulated around the internet of late. Under the guise of being ironic there some ridiculous assertions made here.First, are there any laws in the United States preventing ga ... discuss

Once again, I'm happy to welcome my dear friend, Amy Gerwing, to my blog.  Amy has written this very bold, very honest piece about the roll of the church as it pertains to abortion.  As the ... discuss




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