Topic: friend

My sweet friend Chloé in New Zealand, who constantly remembers Lily and sends me lovely photos, sent these below with these words: "Mark and I were in Rotorua the other day, at Rainbow Springs, ... discuss

Yesterday I had the opportunity to catch up with one of my closest childhood friends. Our conversation quickly turned to the election because he and his wife have been agonizing over what to do with t ... discuss

Lily was honored at Hervey Bay in Queensland, Australia, by my dear friend, Karen! ❤️    Gorgeous land down unda!here's a screenshot of a video she sent me of lots of crabs on ... discuss

Yesterday I had the opportunity to catch up with one of my closest childhood friends. Our conversation quickly turned to the election because he and his wife have been agonizing over what to do with t ... discuss

Saints Fabian and Sebastian, Giovanni di Paolo di Grazia, c. 1475.January 20th, the Church celebrates the optional memorials of Pope Saint Fabian and Saint Sebastian. Both victims of Roman persec ... discuss

(This piece has been rated "R."  No one under the age of 18 should read this. For those over 18, bear in mind that this piece will describe in detail disturbing events related to sexuality and vi ... discuss

Some on the anti-Trump left have lost their ever lovin’ minds. They have been reduced to promoting farfetched scenarios that aren’t even remotely credible or realistic, scenarios that if conservat ... discuss

A lot of professing Christians are actually mad at God because He won't change (Malachi 3:6).  I know it sounds silly, but they actually want God to be like a no good man who lies to you; and the ... discuss

Pruitt ‘Will Strike The Right Balance Between Protecting Our Land, Air And Water While Respecting The Rights Of Property Owners And Entrepreneurs’Okla. Attorney General Scott Pruitt“The Oklaho ... discuss

The Globe and Mail published an article by Kelly Grant featuring a BC couple who wanted to die by euthanasia together, but ended up dying by euthanasia four days apart. I had hoped that the pro-eutha ... discuss

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionJulie MorganNew South Wales Australia will soon be debating the legalization of euthanasia. At least one terminally ill woman, Julie ... discuss

Planned Parenthood sent profuse thanks to President Barack Obama this week on Twitter as the president concludes his eight years in office. Obama has been a close ally to the abortion industry through ... discuss

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionThe Globe and Mail published an article by Kelly Grant featuring a BC couple who wanted to die by euthanasia together, but ende ... discuss

  Do You Know Someone Suffering From Trump Un-acceptance & Resistance Disorder (TURD)? Know the signs, spot the symptoms, and save a life. TURD is a pattern of pathologically disassociate and psy ... discuss

But there’s a spiritual component at play here too. The reason we fall into confirmation bias politically is not essentially a political problem. It is a human problem, which is to say, it is a ... discuss

With years of study and experience at his disposal, Qureshi argues that while Islam and Christianity share some major similarities as Abrahamic monotheistic faiths, their differences set them fundamen ... discuss

He ends his political career as he began it: wrong about everything.by Matthew Vadum: With mere days remaining in office, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry returned to Southeast Asia to reminisce wit ... discuss

Next in the continuing series of posts on the History of the Sovereign Pontiffs, after the death of Pope St.  Zephyrinus on December 20, 217, St. Callistus I was elected as the Supreme Pontiff wi ... discuss

On Wednesday, President-elect Trump said that—within two weeks of his Inauguration—he will announce his choice for a new Supreme Court Justice. In a first for any U.S. President, Trump has stated ... discuss

Detail, The Calling of Saints Peter and Andrew, Caravaggio, 1603–1606.Fr. René J. Butler, M.S.Provincial Superior, La Salette Missionaries of North AmericaHartford, Connecticut(Click here for today ... discuss

My mom and I were recently having a conversation about Lily and plans for her upcoming birthday.She said that each January, she gets the same feelings that she got in 2010, the year Lily was born. The ... discuss

Way back when Anne-with-an-e was a sophomore in high school and Betsy was in 8th grade, we started a weekly writing group with two of the girls' friends.The rules we established and stuck to for our n ... discuss

I've been thinking a lot about death and the fragility of human life lately. Maybe it's ‘Sanctity of Life Sunday’ that stirs up these sober feelings of existential angst; or news of the sudden los ... discuss

New Life Presbyterian Pastor Mark Moser thanked attendees for coming “to bear witness to her life, so Grace Anastasia Packer may not disappear.” “Today we celebrate Grace, to remember her and ho ... discuss

“How should we pray when we hear of persistent immorality like abortion, murder, sexual assault, or terrorism? How do we process through faithfully the plight of our unbelieving friends’ hardn ... discuss

Sweet Lily was remembered by a family friend named Joann at La Jolla Cove in San Diego, California. 😊❤️ ... discuss

Farewell to Roy Innis, Civil RightsChampion: June 6, 1934 – Jan. 8, 2017by NRA-ILA: America lost a civil rights icon and a true free thinker with the death of Roy Innis on Jan. 8. For the NRA, his d ... discuss

I got this beautiful wall hanging a couple years ago and forgot to share it. It's a lovely heart of butterflies (2 things that remind me of my girl). I also got one for my friend Heather, whose baby d ... discuss

SermonJohn 1:29-42aJanuary 15, 2017“Behold the Lamb of God...”You probably have that one friend of family member, who at Christmas, loves to give gifts – but doesn't just wrap them and move on ... discuss

          watching the snowflakes          drift down and melt away -        ... discuss

There are 562 federally recognized Indian nations within the United States—about half of which are represented in my home state of Alaska. It wasn’t until this July that the Lord made the First Na ... discuss

What do you see? I see beauty. I see and taste, and smell, the flavor and scent of good, very good, charcoal grilled fresh fish. I see food. Nourishment, sustenance, life. Let food be food. Real food ... discuss

“When the tobacco industry sponsored ‘studies’ finding their products did no harm, people responded skeptically,” noted AUL’s Clarke Forsythe. “This study from abortion industry advocates ... discuss

“Her contribution to empowering women to choose life will continue to impact future generations,” said Americans United for Life’s Clarke Forsythe. “Her passing is a loss to us all.” WASHING ... discuss

Very quietly, I took a couple of days off social media and it went unnoticed... and it was bliss! I've been doing my best to stay off social media though it's not always easy. Thankfully, I had a lot ... discuss

Yesterday was a happy mail day. :)9 1/2 years ago, I started my journey towards my Bachelor's Degree (technically 10 1/2 because I was taking some college courses online my senior year of high-school) ... discuss

My friend Stacy sent me a sweet message. She shared how her husband's family has had a tradition since he was a child of ringing a bell when leaving the house and how she wanted to find one for their ... discuss

My sweet friend Sandra gave me a gift card to my favorite restaurant/store (Cracker Barrel) for a graduation gift. I got this pretty flowy shirt with butterflies and flowers all over it, specifically ... discuss

As I noted in an earlier post, I had been sending light poems to a friend who was dying of cancer in hopes that it might provide a little relief. She died the same day that I sent her another bat ... discuss

Various Facebook and Instagram moments from the last month or so:Ramona and I made a TARDIS. Thanks, My Froggy Stuff! ~~~~~Although I love nattering on about books, this sounds good, too.Sil ... discuss

By: Terresa Monroe-Hamilton Once again, my long time friend and colleague, Trevor Loudon, has uncovered plans by the radical left to create mayhem. This time it is #DisruptJ20 (a bunch of Occupy Wall ... discuss

Each time I'm able to visit my sweet girl's spot myself, where I can decorate just so, pray, cry, or just sit, it's something I am incredibly grateful for. She is buried 4 hours from where I live, so ... discuss

My friend, Demetrio, Aguila, has started a new podcast called How to Speak Catholic. The show is a mix of basic, solid apologetics, and a variety of interviews and conversations, such as the sharing o ... discuss

Ft. Lauderdale International Airportby Dr. Jack Sternberg, Contributing Author: On Friday, January 6, 2017 there was another shooting rampage. This one was at the Ft. Lauderdale airport. A single shoo ... discuss

Rudy GiulianiARRA News Service: President-elect Trump is very pleased to announce former Mayor Rudy Giuliani will be sharing his expertise and insight as a trusted friend concerning private sector c ... discuss

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the National Right to Life Committee, the federation of 50 state right-to-life affiliates and more than 3,000 local chapters, mourns the death of our friend Phyllis Schlafl ... discuss

A wonderful article \"Why I Forgave\" by Steve MacDonald on forgiveness. An amazing man and family that truly lived the faith. Take the time to read it. His son is actually named after John Cardinal O ... discuss

And let’s talk about the powerful using their position to bully others. We see that often. So much of sexual abuse is about power and abuse rather than lust. Which is why when powerful men use their ... discuss

by Andy Schlafly & John Schlafly: As soon as the newly elected 115th Congress was gaveled to order last week, both houses got to work on the long-promised effort to “repeal and replace” the fail ... discuss

ARRA News Service: Praise And Support For Senator Sessions From African-American LeadersAlabama Senate Democratic Leader Quinton Ross: “We’ve talked about things from civil rights to race relati ... discuss

by Paul Jacob, Contributing Author: Yesterday, we discovered that the biggest term limits opponent in Arkansas — former state senator Jon Woods — also allegedly led an elaborate legislative fraud ... discuss

January 12 is the feast of St. Marguerite Bourgeoys, the founder of the Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame, a teaching order. She is the patron saint of poor people and those rejected by relig ... discuss

My friend and fellow RM writer Marcos Ortega said it this way: “If the Father is authoritative and the Son subordinate, and if these attributes should define the way we live in the church and in our ... discuss

The very best commentary on the Bible is the Bible itself. If you want a a special key to unlock the Bible’s understanding, start by getting very familiar with the Old Testament. Pray for the Spirit ... discuss

It was a very red-velvety Christmas. ❤️🎂❤️For those who don't know: red-velvet is a Lily thing that was started at my Valentine's-themed baby shower. We now have red-velvet cake or cup ... discuss

ARRA News Service:  Chairman Grassley Lauds Sen. Sessions ‘Character And Qualifications’ In Opening StatementGRASSLEY: “Our hearing today hardly introduces Senator Sessions to the Committee ... discuss

‘I’m A Huge Fan,’ He ‘Has Served Our Country With Distinction’Gen. John F. KellyGen. John Kelly “…a seasoned commander with personal experience of the costs of war in charge of protect ... discuss

Former Arkansas State Rep. Micah Nealby Paul Jacob, Contributing Author: Former Arkansas State Rep. Micah Neal pled guilty last week to a felony charge of conspiring “with an Arkansas state senator ... discuss

Basil the Great of Caesarea, 1 January AD 379with Gregory of Nazianzus, 9 May AD 389and Gregory of Nyssa, 9 March AD 395 Saints Basil and the two Gregorys, collectively known as the Cappadocian Father ... discuss

“If your heart veers toward reputation over reality, toward applause over substance, D.A. Carson’s Memoirs of an Ordinary Pastor could be the most important book you read in 2017. It’s the s ... discuss

Rex TillersonFormer Cabinet Officials Praise Tillerson As ‘A Person Of Great Integrity Whose Only Goal In Office Would Be To Protect And Advance The Interests Of The United States’Former Secreta ... discuss

Getting the new year off to a great start.Rep. Lou Barlettaby Michael Cutler: Time and again our elected political “representatives” on all levels of government have acted in ways that failed to ... discuss

Gary Bauerby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:  Jerusalem Terror - Just over two weeks ago, President Obama and Secretary of State Kerry conspired at the United Nations to declare that it is il ... discuss

by Tom Balek, Contributing Author: [operator]: Good morning, Mr. President. I hope you will enjoy your first day in the Oval Office.[Trump]: Thanks, Rosie. But just remember, one screw-up and You ... discuss

He joined the faculty in 2006 after several years of teaching at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and he served for several years as Assistant and later Associate Professor of Systematic The ... discuss

lived during the reign of Emperors Decius and Vallerian in 255. He knew well the art of warfare and used to live in the Armenian city of Melitine. He was the first to suffer martyrdom in this city. An ... discuss

Studies have shown that childhood gender dysphoria does not inevitably continue into adulthood. An overwhelming 77 to 94 percent of gender dysphoric children do not become adults with gender dysphori ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Writing and Singing about the Rhyme and Reason for Your Life No matter what – prayer is powerful When you pray to the one true, living, loving Creator of all the heavens and th ... discuss

During surgery for something else in September, an old friend was discovered to have an advanced stage of cancer that had been previously undetected, though she had been having health issues for a whi ... discuss

The rumblings from Washington suggest Planned Parenthood will lose its million of dollars of tax-payer financed federal funding soon.Planned Parenthood and its supporters, not surprisingly, are scream ... discuss

“Most wives keep this burden a secret, assuming it’s only their husband who is struggling. No one else is in the same boat. Yet thoughts like these only compound the shame and the sufferin ... discuss

“Pastors, elders, and deacons – we who have been called to leadership but have lost our consuming passion for Christ – what will we do today? We need not retire. Instead, we need to repent ... discuss

CLICK ON PICTURE BELOW AND SEE HOW MANY TV SHOWS YOU CAN REMEMBER No matter what our kids and the new generation think about us, WE ARE AWESOME !!! OUR Lives are LIVING PROOF !!! To Those of Us B ... discuss

. . . Obama sets a diplomatic fire to the Jewish State as he departs the Oval Office.by Deborah Weiss: Literally weeks prior to Obama’s departure from the Oval office, his Administration makes a ... discuss

My mind was made up.  I was going to have an abortion. I had just learned not only was I pregnant, but I had been drugged and raped.  I had spent the last few hours with nurses and counselors.  I w ... discuss

When people ask me to name preachers that I enjoy listening to and learning from, the name of Alistair Begg always comes up in the conversation.  This clip from a Ligonier conference will demonstra ... discuss

It was 500 years ago that the Reformers were giving their lives and working diligently to get the Bible to the people in their language.  When we consider the sacrifices, the advanced technology, the ... discuss

Of course, the ultimate goal of all ministry in a local church is “to glorify God and to enjoy Him forever. However, there are five basic categories into which all of what we may call the “antepen ... discuss

by Beverly Hallberg: Good or bad, people have an opinion about President-elect Donald Trump. He’s been part of the national conversation for years and will continue to be for at least the next four. ... discuss

January 6th, is the optional memorial of Saint André Bessette (1845- 1937), a Canadian religious of the Congregation of the Holy Cross, whose heroic service to the humble and the sickly, despite his ... discuss

Our obstetrician, a squat, gruff, no-nonsense Italian American woman, responded to the [natural childbirth] fad sarcastically. "Since when did nature become our friend?" she asked. It was a good quest ... discuss

Note: This is a guest post by a friend of mine, Jim Boardman.  Jim is the author of "Finding Happiness: An Introduction to Morality" (Published in 2015) as well as "Ordained Before the World: A C ... discuss

Gary Bauerby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:  Pence vs. Obama - Vice President-elect Mike Pence and lame duck President Barack Obama headed to Capitol Hill today. Each caucused with their ... discuss

Deadly Secrets in Florida, 1983On January 4, 1983, Albert Payne got a phone call from a family friend, Debbie Manning, who worked at the emergency room at a Miami hospital. Debbie gave Albert some s ... discuss

Christ must be the center: We sang the hymn Be Thou My Vision at our wedding ceremony twenty years ago. When we chose the hymn, how little did I know how important having Christ as our vision would b ... discuss

Before I begin, let me just wish y'all a feast of the Most Holy Name of Jesus! Who is reciting the Litany of Holy Name of Jesus right after she posts this blog post? This girl! There's a partial indul ... discuss

Taken by my good friend Scott Danielson ... discuss

“Places where I’ve heard of this happening: known family members and friends are far and away the most common. Perpetrators ages ranging from young teens to adults. It is almost always a male ... discuss

“The convictions that would bring you into membership in some of the congregations to which those men belong, or in which they find their home, would necessarily exclude you from membership in t ... discuss

Instead of a “monarchal” model that views God as a king in absolute control, he offers a “parental” model of God working in the world “in which the parent does everything possible for the be ... discuss

In keeping with the journalistic tradition of looking back at the recent past, we present the top 50 stories of the year that were read on The Aquila Report site based on the number of hits. We will p ... discuss

(Image: Palace of the Holy Office; Headquarters of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith)From OnePeterFive  Pope Orders Cardinal Müller to Dismiss Three CDF Priests Marco ... discuss

Texas Planned Parenthoods asked a federal judge on Friday to stop the state from taking away its taxpayer funding, The Hill reports. In December, the Texas Health and Human Services told the abortion ... discuss

Let’s cut to the chase on this: unlikable people are just not funny. Even worse is when every single character in a “comedy” is unlikable for a full thirty minutes, and they praise an un ... discuss

By: Terresa Monroe-Hamilton | Right Wing News It was literally a red letter day when commie Van Jones got kicked out of the Obama administration. Glenn Beck had a lot to do with that, but the rea ... discuss

At the end of our scenario, this is what we need to consider: When we watch sex on the silver screen, we are asking unbelievers to behave in ways we would never tolerate among ourselves. Yet we toler ... discuss

My friend Tina sent this photo to me and wrote: "I'm in a gift store... thought of you... of Lily. I wish it had said "Lily."Just missing "Hannah." These are beautiful. 💕 ... discuss

My friend Naomi tagged me on Facebook and showed me this add that popped up on her NewsFeed. I'd love a can of Nutella like this. :) ... discuss

My friend Chloe in New Zealand snapped these lovely photos and compiled this collage for me a couple days before Christmas.She wrote: "We went to the Hamilton Gardens today, and there were so many dif ... discuss

My friend Jaime in Canada sent me this photo and wrote: "A Lily and a Rose(nberg)! My aunt brought the box over with a ring toss game in it a while ago but it was only yesterday that I saw the side of ... discuss

Lily was remembered by my friend Elise this week in Jackson Hole, Wyoming! 💕❄️ ... discuss

“Even though he died at such a young age the impact of his ministry continue to be felt for many decades, and indeed the ripples continue today. By 1855 the congregation had grown to such an ext ... discuss

by Patrick Buchanan: Donald Trump has a new best friend.“President-elect Trump, thank you for your warm friendship and your clear-cut support of Israel,” gushed Bibi Netanyahu, after he berated J ... discuss

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Elton John teared up while paying tribute to his friend George Michael during a concert in Las Vegas this week. ... discuss

We were night urchins in those days.  Pariahs of the night.  It was the suburban kid culture.  We weren't kids anymore though.  And we didn't know how to be adults, nor did we care ... discuss

His tolerance, then, for opinions he thought mistaken cannot easily be derided as facile or woolly. Rather, it can be attributed to his belief that “my own eyes are not enough for me” (An Experime ... discuss

. . . Kerry believes that peace is what happens when the bad guys win.John Kerry meets with Palestinian (PLO) Mahmoud Abbasby Daniel Greenfield: Before Obama decided to “abstain” from standing wi ... discuss

Felicia Hambrick assumed it would be just another weekend of baby-sitting her best friend’s three children while her friend celebrated her wedding anniversary with her husband. Little did she realiz ... discuss

PORT ORANGE, Fla. (AP) — A Minnesota company has announced that its president and his friend were the victims of a central Florida plane crash earlier this week. ... discuss

STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A text message to a friend guided rescuers to a teenager held captive in the North Carolina home where her mother was slain. ... discuss

St. Thomas Becket, St. Thomas of Canterbury (c.1118 – December 29, 1170) was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170. He is venerated as a saint and martyr by both the Anglican and the Roman Cath ... discuss

Yet, like many other members of the country’s white working class, Jessie and Tracy feel that the country has abandoned them. When I called him last week, Jessie said that he feels as though the gov ... discuss

ARRA News ServiceStands With Israelby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:  More Punches Coming Against Israel?  Secretary of State John Kerry delivered a major address this morning outlining h ... discuss

by Star Parker: While Christians across America were preparing for the Christmas holiday, the Obama administration threw its sympathies and support to those who oppress Christians in the cradle of Ch ... discuss

While the majority of evangelicals see the problems with Vines’s view, Hill’s is more appealing to evangelicals in the current cultural climate. Many who hold or support this middle view may belie ... discuss

Throughout 2017, we will remember the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.  It was during the dark days of the sixteenth century that the light of God’s Word came bursting forth f ... discuss

Today is the feast day of my Community — the feast of St. John, Apostle and Evangelist. St. John is also my patron saint and the saint I try most to emulate in my daily life. St. John, a fisherman, ... discuss

“Paul does not mince his words. He condemns them as ‘men of corrupt mind, who have been robbed of the truth and who think that godliness is a means to financial gain’ (1TI 6.5). The life of ... discuss

A Doctor's Second Dead Patient, 1932In late December of 1932, 20-year-old schoolteacher Myrtle Gardner of Four Oaks, North Carolina checked into a Raleigh motel room with her brother-in-law, George ... discuss

Her family and friends—and I am privileged to say I am one— quickly grasped that Jean Garton’s symptoms likely meant this pro-life tower of strength would not live long. Early yesterday morning, ... discuss

If Whitefield had avoided altering the poetry of Charles Wesley, perhaps more English speakers today would recognize the word “welkin,” or perhaps equally as likely, our churches would have passed ... discuss

Mary hears from the Lord, and she accepts his surprising plan for her life: Let it be to me according to your word. Mary’s humility is what I long to see in my own heart. She’s a servant of the ... discuss

. . . After Obama said he had Israel’s back went ahead and abstained to vote against the U.N. Anti-Israel resolution.Editorial Cartoon by AF Branco Tags: With Friends Like These, Obama, Israel, UN v ... discuss

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Prime Minister lashed out at President Barack Obama on Saturday, accusing him of a "shameful ambush" at the United Nations over West Bank settlements and saying he is looki ... discuss

My girl's spot is always my first stop when I come to Virginia. She's all ready for Christmas now. Instead of spending Christmas with her and picking out gifts for her, I've been selecting items to de ... discuss

Merry Christmas Eve!Rerunning a piece today in which I am Imogene Herdman (and if you've never read The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, promise yourself this will be your year. You won't regret it.)~~~~~ ... discuss

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Safe and Legal in New York, 1970"Kimberly" is one of the women Life Dynamics identifies on their "Blackmun Wall" as having been killed by a safe and legal abortion. Kimberly was 25 years old and ... discuss

by Kerby Anderson, Contributing Author: On this Christmas week, I thought it would be appropriate to reflect on the coming of the Messiah. The Old Testament contains hundreds of prophecies that give ... discuss

An odd and unsettling thing happened yesterday. I was talking to a fellow who said (in the most matter of fact way) that after Christmas he's going to be attending a friend's assisted suicide. His fri ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 351 Psalter: Wednesday, Week IV, 1099 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Wedn ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 653 Proper of Seasons: 364 Psalter: Thursday, Week IV, 1122 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Proper of Seasons: 131 Psalter: Thursday, Week IV, ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 658 Proper of Seasons: 374 (reading, concluding prayer) Complementary Psalter: 1095 (Series III, Midafternoon) Midafternoon Prayer for December ... discuss

Angels Announcing the Birth of Christ to the Shepherds, Flinck, 1639.Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)Homily originally delivered in 2010Whi ... discuss

All of this would be of little encouragement if our good and gracious God were not also sovereign. He can and does turn our mistakes as parents into blessings for our children. Each night I can lay ... discuss

Ministry success isn’t defined by the number of hands we heal but the hands we hold. Healing belongs to the Lord. Holding on is our sacred duty as fellow sojourners. We need more pastors like John N ... discuss

Often someone will complain cluelessly that our present times are the worst. But in fact, even in today’s troubled world, we are living in the best times, the most privileged and blessed times. How ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Fake News - As we head into the holidays, it is getting hard to keep track of how many of the election-related "hate crimes" have been proven false. Not only are ... discuss

by Herman Cain: Much better than a negative status quo.A friend and financial consultant named Wes Moss recently described the upcoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump as "positive unc ... discuss

A close friend, a young mother, told me she was feeling a little down this year because of various horrors going on in the world, particularly the persecution and slaughter of Christians in the Middle ... discuss

Anyone who hears Allen Hood speak will be moved by the passion for Jesus he expresses. I first heard him preach during my college years when I attended a conference, and since then I’ve consistently ... discuss

Texas officials gave final notice to Planned Parenthood on Tuesday that its taxpayer funding is going away. The abortion chain in Texas currently receives $3.1 million in Medicaid funds. The final not ... discuss

There might be some fruitful ground here for answering both the Baptists and the Federal Vision folks, who both have the same error in treating the NT sacraments as working the same way. Indeed, as a ... discuss

ELMER “BUDDY” DOEMy nursing home friend, Elmer, died today.He was, by his own admission, a handful as a youngster.  He went off and joined the Army during WWII, served in the European theater ... discuss

     Sitting at a light on a very busy street in my city, I note the car ahead of me has a dangerously low rear tire.  I roll down my window, honk a few times and wave my arm. &nbs ... discuss

   In 7th grade for my Christmas present, my Dad and Mom got me a backboard, a hoop and a basketball.  Dad attached the backboard and hoop to the garage  on Christmas Day and I beg ... discuss

by Kerby Anderson, Contributing Author: This is Christmas week, and so I thought we might reflect on the hymn, “O Holy Night” by John Dwight.“O holy night! The stars are brightly shining. It is ... discuss

My friend Emily saw this license plate a few days ago and thought of me. I'm glad she snapped a photo. I love my 2 sweet little ones who wait for me in Heaven. ❤️ ... discuss

My sweet friend Bex sent me a thoughtful Christmas package. :)She wrote: "I know this season has many moments of missing your Lily. ❤️  I'm thinking of you often and praying for you hear ... discuss

Students for Life of Illinois has had a very active Fall 2016. Here’s a look into one event at the University of Illinois. Students training to bring the pro-life message to their peers just be ... discuss

“The life-changing testimonies give me inspiration and hope!” On October 15th at Northwestern University, SFLI held the 10th Annual Summit to educate, equip, and empower students to be pro-life le ... discuss

http://www.beyondsufferingbible.com/I recommend the Beyond Suffering Bible for all evangelical Christians concerned about a suffering or disabled loved one. It gives important insights and wisdom of a ... discuss

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The United Nations Educational, Science, and Cultural Committee (UNESCO) recently attempted to deny the historical and biblical connection of the Jewish people to Jerusalem and, indeed, all the land o ... discuss

"As it is, you are full of your grandiose selves. All such vaunting self-importance is evil. In fact, if you know the right thing to do and don’t do it, that, for you, is evil." ~ James 4: ... discuss

Columnist Dave Barry got this one just right: “The problem with winter sports is that — follow me closely here — they generally take place in winter.” On the other hand, winter ... discuss

Young Men these days.Time and again in human history the excesses of our generations must give way to temperance movements.  What is temperance?  It means "self-restraint in action."  O ... discuss

St. Lucy's day holds some of my favorite Advent memories with my girls. Bake the bread. You won't regret it. Here's the recipe, which came from my friend, Holly, via Family Fun:Braided ... discuss

creative commons 2.0 via flickrI've been reading through "I don't have enough Faith to be an Atheist" by Norm Geisler and Frank Turek.  And by reading, I mean listening to the audiobook.  Ch ... discuss

Wow. It's been two weeks since the last blog post. I don't think I've gone so long without writing a blog post since my father's death in 2009. If you're not following me on Twitter or any other socia ... discuss

"The Visitation"We are now in the 3rd week of advent. Time flies doesn’t it? We’re walking our way from the first news of the coming messiah given to Mary. We discovered how Mary must’ve felt ... discuss

"It was all a waste of time!" I said to myself in desperation. "Christina is isolating herself from the other girls, we waited all year for Camp, only to have her sideline herself, becoming obsessed w ... discuss

Today I received a Christmas card in the mail. Not big news, except that this marks the 15th time I have received this card and the 30th time it has been sent in the mail. In 1987, after several years ... discuss

Question: "How do you find the time to do all the things we should do as Christians, with all the demands that today's world puts on us?"We have far more free time at our disposal than most people did ... discuss

What is it with us Catholic moms and Jesse Trees? We are Paul in this scenario and the Jesse Tree is the evergreen thorn in our sides. Does canon law address this issue? Is there a commandment?Thou sh ... discuss

A friend shared an article with me from someone named Catherine Deveny about what she calls "financial abortion", the idea that if a woman can decide she doesn't want to be a parent and opt out throug ... discuss

Last year, South Africa's High Court determined that a terminally ill patient may, with the help of a doctor, kill himself (self-murder)The following newsletter came from Philip Rosenthal of the Chris ... discuss

Wesley J. SmithI have posted below another penetrating article in the National Review by one of America's top bioethical thinkers, and close personal friend, Wesley J. Smith: "Trump Derangement Syndro ... discuss

Robert Spaemann, a friend of Benedict XVI, said the cardinals had chosen the right course and wishes more would join themThe German philosopher Robert Spaemann has supported the four cardinals’ requ ... discuss

'Way back in the early 1970s, John Lennon wrote a song that was the pinnacle of his career: It's called "Imagine." While lovely in tone? It's stupid. Wait…parenthetical comment coming up…(Please p ... discuss

Ramona and I just finished The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate, Jacqueline Kelly's delightful sequel to The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate. We did it together as a read-aloud and were both sad to re ... discuss

By Cameron CôtéLast week I was speaking to a couple of agitated pro-abortion advocates while doing “Choice” Chain at Mount Royal University. One of them randomly blurted out, “I bet you love D ... discuss

Elliott Erwitt/Magnum PhotosHere in the U.S., it isn't necessary to list the real and alleged flaws of the Castro regime. They're known to all. But why are so many people mourning the loss of this "ty ... discuss

On November 18, 1942, 26-year-old Madlyon McGeehan, an OPA employee who had been living in Washington DC., died at Prospect Hospital in New York of peritonitis after an illegal abortion.Dr. Joseph N ... discuss

Audio Message: Welcome, officially to the Christmas season. As we call it, “advent.”Why do we have this season of advent? What is advent? Advent literally means “the arrival.” And specif ... discuss

The Dreadful Thanksgiving Surprise, 1986Eighteen year old Michelle Madden, a freshman at Mobile College, sought a safe and legal abortion from O.B. Evans at Family Planning Medical Center of Mobile, ... discuss

As the anniversary of Terri Schindler Schiavo's death arrives each year, I'm amazed by how much I still struggle with the fact that America tormented a disabled woman and her beautiful family unto dea ... discuss

"Now last night we brought you the editorial director of "The Denver Post" newspaper, apparently he opposes Jessica's Law which 44 states have. That law mandates long prison sentences for child rapist ... discuss

1. EVER BEEN GIVEN AN ENGAGEMENT RING?.. Yes2. LONGEST RELATIONSHIP?.. 6 years3. LAST GIFT YOU RECEIVED?.. Tabu Perfume4. EVER DROPPED A CELL PHONE?.. Yes, serveral times - never caused damage though! ... discuss

The pictures of abortion are disgusting because abortion decapitates and dismembers defenseless human beings. by Jo Litten-Taich I believe a large part of GAP’s success is in the demeanor and affab ... discuss

Your eyes do not deceive you. It's another blog post... a week later. lol. Y'all know my excuse: coursework. I spent the entire week last week studying for a "do or die" exam. I spent about 12 hours s ... discuss

Dear Cody,I’ve seen the message you left for “People Older Than Me” on behalf of “People Younger Than Me”, which has had over 331,000 views at this writing [11/19/16]. For the benefit of eve ... discuss

Text: Matthew 5:1-12In the name of Jesus: Amen.Over the last four weeks, here at Zion we have most definitely felt the sting of death.  Yes, the sting of death has taken four dear saints from our ... discuss

 Just When Life Seemed Safe Karnamaya MongarAt the age of 41, Karnamaya Mongar had survived nearly 20 years in a refugee camp in Nepal. What she was unable to survive was a visit to an Ame ... discuss

Suicide in Missouri, 1984Sandra Kaiser, who had turned 15 two days earlier, committed suicide on November 19, 1984, after an abortion at Reproductive Health Services in St. Louis, MO. In Octobe ... discuss

By Jonathon Van MarenAs a rule, I’m happy when the folks over at Cosmopolitan are unhappy. And their post-Trump election headline was a pretty lovely one: “The Impact of this Election on Abortion ... discuss

I have wasted a good portion of my life in a futile search for someone and/or something on this earth that I could truly believe in, someone and/or something that was real and true and honest. And I h ... discuss

So, I saw this meme. It's reprehensible. I don't assume that Clinton voters chose her because of a contempt for Libyan, Syrian, and unborn lives. I understand that, under our coercive two-party system ... discuss

Now it's time to get to work at building a better future. Trump is president-elect, but there is only one king: Jesus Christ. God is sovereign. May his will be done. And may we Christians who care ... discuss

Eldest Weed is an emphatic #NeverTrumper (thinks Trump is a Mussolini) while Mr. Weed, originally moderately anti-Trump, has become doggedly pro-Trump simply because of the insulting things his erstwh ... discuss

Mr. W. and I were just talking about how difficult it is not to simply absorb the culture in which you live because no one can really stand outside his own time. Maybe a little, in flashes, but n ... discuss

The following are thoughts based on a discussion with a friend who quite suddenly changed his viewpoint from self-described "conservative" to self-described "libertarian." The proximate cause for ... discuss

Courtesy cbcsI recently had a friend challenge me on the canonicity of the so called "apocrypha" - what Catholics call the deuterocanonical books. These are the seven books of the Bible which Protesta ... discuss

So California passed six (count 'em six) new gun laws today! They are ridiculous. For example, take a look at the picture on the right. In 48 states this is an image of two hunters practicing safe hun ... discuss

A friend pointed me to Bishop Robert Barron's "Word of Fire" podcast entitled "Why Young People are Leaving the Church." I enjoy listening to Bishop Barron. He is an extremely intelligent man, who is ... discuss

If you read the blog post right before this one. You already know Arjay. You know how he came into care at our center and that he was a MAJOR behavior challenge.  You know that he was reunited wi ... discuss

In 2013, my family sold all our stuff in America to embark on a life in The Philippines, the country of my husband's birth. That life was to be  committed to serving children in orphanages who ha ... 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

My longtime friend, Hleb Yermakou is a Belarusian Christian who serves the Lord as a translator, guide, and advisor with Encouragement International as well as pastoring a congregation in Portugal com ... discuss

Claire and I are back from Branson and, despite the hoopla generated by the hooligans running for President, we are feeling rested, refreshed, and recommitted to the blessed honor we have of raising C ... discuss

By now I'm sure most of my former readers have all but given up on this blog.  I have been going for weeks and months without posting anything.  But the last year has been rough.Some of my s ... discuss




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