Topic: pain

Audio Message:Who is Jesus? Who is it really that we’re following? What did Jesus say about himself, and his identity? We talk about Him enough don’t we? Jesus this, Jesus that, but who is Jesu ... discuss

Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)Last Sunday’s Gospel account was about the disciples who were huddled in the Upper Room behind locked doors out of ... discuss

Oh Blood and water which gushed forth from the heart of Jesus as a font of mercy for us, I trust in You! On this Divine Mercy Sunday the blessing of another article for the book \"A Journey to Heali ... discuss

Suffering people need to know they can be safe to struggle alongside other believers, and not have to pretend they are on a mountaintop perpetually. They can say: “This is hard, and right now I am ... discuss

Sermon notes for the 2nd Sunday of Easter, April 23, 2017 Scripture: Acts 2:14a, 22-32 Peter, full of the Spirit (and not drunk at all), speaks to the crowd: “This Jesus God raised up, and of th ... discuss

This article was originally published by Hope Australia on April 22, 2017.Paul RussellBy Paul RussellAnyone who has ever sat on an awards committee knows well that there are standards to be met. ... discuss

The great Whig historian GM Trevelyan was once asked if he was a pillar of the Church of England. “No,” he replied, “I am more of a flying buttress — I support it from the outside.” I know h ... discuss

Many physicians and midwives plied their trade as abortionists in early 20th century Chicago. On April 22, 1923, 30-year-old Daisy Singerland died at Chicago's Robert Burns Hospital from complications ... discuss

“I’ve heard sermons about the nails and the thorns. Granted, the physical agony of crucifixion is a ghastly thing. But thousands of people have died on crosses, and others have had even more p ... discuss

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Huffington Post is a disgrace to “News Media”. Time and time again, the news aggregate site pushes narratives through exaggeration, manipulation, and a blatant disregard for context. GENIU ... discuss

New Study Finds Unborn Babies Feel Pain in the First Trimester That the nervous system develops sooner than thought could have implications for whether babies feel pain in the early weeks. Although ... discuss

That the nervous system develops sooner than thought could have implications for whether babies feel pain in the early weeks. Although there’s no logical reason why a human lack of capacity to f ... discuss

There were tense moments on the street between pro-life and pro-abortion supporters as a fire unit followed soon by an ambulance arrived at the Planned Parenthood abortion facility in Tempe, Arizona, ... discuss

I’ve been getting requests to buy my blog from random people on the internet, so I figured it was time to quit ignoring you in here and say something. To be honest, I have been doing my best to ... discuss

This is part three of a series. Here are parts one and two. MYTH #5: Government funding to Planned Parenthood isn’t going for abortion. This is simply not so. There are several state and local gover ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Melissa Ogle, MD, is a pro-life doctor I wrote about in a previous article. When she was young, she had an abortion and deeply regretted it. She told her story in her book ... discuss

A Tennessee Senate committee passed a bill Wednesday to protect unborn babies at 20 weeks from painful, late-term abortions. The bill, like many similar measures being considered in states across the ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — In 2015, Danielle Janofsky learned that she had a cancerous mole. She had it removed and followed up with regular checkups. All was well until during the sixth month of her pr ... discuss

A California state Senate committee passed legislation Wednesday that would expand abortions by requiring state universities to provide abortion pills on campus. The California Senate Health Committee ... discuss

One of Three Deaths at Chicago Abortion MillDr. Dusan ZivkovicBrenda Benton's survivors sued Biogenetics after her death, claiming that Dusan Zivkovic and/or V. Perez had performed a safe and legal ab ... discuss

Today, well-funded, pro-abortion lobbyists are publicly chastising Governor Rauner for stating he would veto HB 40 should it reach his desk. Illinois Right to Life applauds Governor Rauner for opposin ... discuss

Iowa lawmakers approved a bill Tuesday to protect unborn babies from painful, late-term abortions. The Courier reports the state Senate voted 30-20 to approve the bill Tuesday, sending it to Gov. Terr ... discuss

The Kansas Department of Health & Environment (KDHE) today reported a 2.4% drop in total Kansas abortions for 2016, compared to 2015. 6,810 abortions were registered with KDHE last year (including 20 ... discuss

A country music singer and a group of Texas college students are teaming up to help support babies and moms in their community. The Optimist reports country artist Kimberly Dunn is headlining a benefi ... discuss

Prolife activists were joined by members of Cree Erwin’s family for a press conference on April 13, leading to the release of additional details about Erwin’s death following her abortion at Plann ... discuss

. . . Comparing media coverage of Muslim attacks in Europe vs. MideastISIS killers in Syria.  by Michael Brown: A United Airlines passenger is violently hauled off a plane, and there is national ... discuss

Christ is risen!  (He is risen indeed, Alleluia!)You are here this morning because Jesus Christ has defeated death.Easter is not about bunnies and chocolate, duckies and egg hunts.  It's not ... discuss

By Charles LewisMost people reading this article are probably opposed to euthanasia. Your involvement maybe nothing more than talking to friends and neighbours about the dangers of our new world. You ... discuss

This past November, everything I knew to be mine was taken away from me. It started the weekend of Thanksgiving when I realized something was wrong with my arm. I could hardly write at all without i ... discuss

Before his death, Prince abused opioid pain pills, suffered withdrawal symptoms and received at least one opioid prescription under his bodyguard's name, according to search warrants and affidavits un ... discuss

“Yes, there is value in large groups. I love big and megachurches for what they add to the body of Christ. But there is something wonderful to be gained in a church youth group where the youth p ... discuss

Before his death, Prince abused opioid pain pills, suffered withdrawal symptoms and received at least one opioid prescription under his bodyguard's name, according to search warrants and affidavits un ... discuss

Lou Ann HerronThose insist that legalization of abortion is necessary to keep our daughters safe might want to speak to Lou Ann Herron's father, Mike Gibb, who silently wept in the courtroom ... discuss

Nancy Flory was in a really tough spot when she discovered she was pregnant with her fourth child. In a column for The Stream, Flory said she was 40, recently divorced and struggling with anxiety and ... discuss

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As I journeyed to see family this last week I drove through the great woods of Wisconsin. And I looked at the trees along the road, and they looked like bundled up cord wood ready for the fire. Alwa ... discuss

Mega-kudos to the folks at Operation Rescue for the amazing research they've been doing into the death of Cree Erwin-Sheppard last Independence Day Weekend. Finally we are able to compare the redacted ... discuss

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Something strange is happening -- there is a silence on earth today, a great silence and stillness. The whole earth keeps silence because the King is asleep. The earth trembled and is still because Go ... discuss

. . . A female genital mutilation horror in the Midwest.by Newt Gingrich: Livonia, Michigan is known as Little Palestine. The Detroit suburb is famous for its anti-Israel meetings. You could go hear ... discuss

Montana House Passes Bill to Ban Abortions After 20 Weeks of Pregnancy Montana House lawmakers gave their initial approval of a bill Wednesday that would prohibit abortions after 20 weeks on pain-c ... discuss

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The pain was real. ... discuss

Jesus fulfills all the deepest cries of our heart. Jesus is God’s ultimate answer to all that the psalmist cried out for. Just as the psalmist turned to God as his salvation in the midst of his sorr ... discuss

Psalm 22:1 is a key verse for the rejection theory. ‘My God, my God, why have you forsaken Me?’ (Ps 22:1). What does it mean? Two things. First, context is clear. Look at the parallel verse: ‘wh ... discuss

I sit here my Beloved with You.  I am such a poor attendant left sitting here with You as your trial begins.  I begrudge the small amount of sleep I will miss sitting here with You who died ... discuss

I’m a perpetual fund raiser for nonprofits. I’m directly involved in leadership of three nonprofits, with which I play an important part in seeking donations, drafting budgets, and oversee ... discuss

The death of an American soldier in combat is painful. The agony of loss is heart-wrenching. I’ve looked at the faces of the dead, those who were beside me talking only a few moments ago. I̵ ... discuss

Another student abortion activist tried to destroy a college pro-life display Wednesday in Washington state. Washington State University Students for Life set up the display this week to raise awarene ... discuss

Montana House lawmakers gave their initial approval of a bill Wednesday that would prohibit abortions after 20 weeks on pain-capable unborn babies. State Senate Bill 329 passed in a 60-40 vote, and a ... discuss

Tennessee lawmakers delayed a vote on a bill to ban late-term abortions Wednesday after the state attorney general questioned whether it is constitutional. The bill, the Tennessee Infants Protection A ... discuss

Oh the weight of the cross...Piled and heaped high to the sky.With a million, million sins and more.Coveting leers, stinging hurts, rivers of tears.The filth 2 zillion eyes have caressed.All the lies ... discuss

BARTELLA, Iraq (AP) — A boy and a woman are delivered to the gates of the clinic by an Iraqi ambulance, bandaged and in pain. They arrive without names, ages and with only the sketchiest details of ... discuss

Text: Zechariah 9:9-12In the name of Jesus: Amen.It is tough to shout for joy when we have not had much to rejoice over lately.  As you already know, we have come through several very difficult s ... discuss

Ellinor Grimmark is a nurse in Sweden who filed a claim that the hospital where she worked discriminated against her because she refused to participate in abortions. Newly-graduated, Grimmark was fire ... discuss

Maurice Denis. The Road to Calvary/Montace au calvaire ou Le Calvaire. 1889.THE WAY TO CALVARYForming part of the procession, their presence making his impending death yet more shameful, are two convi ... discuss

A funny thing happened on the way to our supposed brave new world of assisted suicide. Proponents of assisted suicide would have us believe that legalized killing is an unstoppable freight train and t ... discuss

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nancy Kerrigan is opening up about her personal struggles after having six miscarriages in an eight-year span. ... discuss

Lamentation over the Dead Christ, Sandro Botticelli, c. 1481.Tenebrae, the Latin word for “shadow,” is the name of the ancient liturgy that engages our senses to help us understand the anguis ... discuss

This is a must read. “When I was pregnant, I tried to make a SuperBaby. I did not realize I was doing this. I believed I’d long ago shed the theory that a body could be made perfect. “ ... discuss

Holy Week is a check-up for the Church. To use a tag line that’s already overused, if your core message for this week is something other than “Christ died for our sins,” you’re doing Christian ... discuss

A new study on America’s oldest physician aided suicide programme shows that numbers of those being euthanised have been steadily increasing, and reveals that some are opting to end their lives ... discuss

Last week State Rep. Tom Cochran introduced a bill that would legalize doctor-prescribed suicide in Michigan. Rep. Cochran cites years as a professional medic and what he believes are the realities of ... discuss

Nikolay Gay. "Quod Est Veritas?" Christ and Pilate. 1890.The Passion of Our LordBEFORE PILATE: JESUS CHRIST, THE KINGThinking that in this way he might placate the hatred of the Jews, Pilate, took Jes ... discuss

It is the point of healing. The joining of ultimate pain with ultimate love.                  ... discuss

You are not a bad Christian because you struggle with anxiety and/or depression. Many strong believers have struggled before: Charles Spurgeon, Martin Luther, John Calvin, to name a few. ▪While we s ... discuss

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This article was published in the Toronto Sun on April 7, 2017.Dr Mark D'SouzaBill 84 is the Ontario government’s proposed legislation designed to implement Ottawa’s law on medically assisted dyin ... discuss

We, the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem, join together in proclaiming the triumphant victory of our risen Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ from the dead. The message of Easter, which was ... discuss

  After President Bashar al-Assad of Syria once again attacked his own citizens with poison gas, the civilized world recoiled in horror at images of children writhing in pain and suffocating to d ... discuss

Monday in Holy WeekThe CollectAlmighty God, whose most dear Son went not up to joy but first he suffered pain, and entered not into glory before he was crucified: Mercifully grant that we, walking in ... discuss

But notice that Paul sets this in a very important, broader context. The negative 0task of putting sin to death will not be accomplished in isolation from the positive call of the Gospel to “put o ... discuss

This is a very famous team due its many achievements like reaching the Stanley Cup Finals twice. Their style of playing and hot bloodedness has attracted many ice hockey lovers to follow this team. Th ... discuss

Img via @LisaDaftariby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:  No Longer 'Leading From Behind' -  As you know, President Trump ordered a missile strike on a military base in Syria in response to ... discuss

by Tony Perkins: The video was the stuff of nightmares. Dads cradling the dead bodies of their sons and daughters. Children writhing on the ground in pain. Others foaming at the mouth, the result of ... discuss

It’s difficult to understand how a woman could defend legalized abortion after having a brutally painful abortion experience that has haunted her for more than a decade. But that’s what Au ... discuss

April 8th is the optional memorial of Saint Julie Billiart. For the little girl who loved to play “school” as a child, founding a religious order dedicated to the education of the young was someth ... discuss

TCM or Traditional Chinese Medicine as long used by herbs and acupuncture as part of its practice. Are you considering trying first acupuncture for the first time? If you are, then you are likely want ... discuss

Via Wikimedia, Ontario SnowfallIt's quite astonishing to me that I have the ability to commune regularly with the architect of time, space, matter, energy, and consciousness.  Dare I treat it as ... discuss

  Since many commenters shared how they quit smoking, here is how I did it. First off, I was a heavy smoker. I smoked a minimum of a pack-and-a-half a day, sometimes three packs if it was a bad d ... discuss

And Strobel found convincing evidence that Jesus was executed, buried, and returned to life.  The tomb was empty and many eyewitnesses said they saw him alive again, some at the cost of their lives. ... discuss

More than 12 years ago, all Ashleigh wanted to do was hide her pregnancy. Today, you’d be hard-pressed to find a prouder mom. The dozen years between then and now have brought on drastic changes to ... discuss

In what is becoming increasingly typical in women’s magazines, Redbook Magazine published a heavily biased series of women’s abortion stories this week that makes aborting an unborn child ... discuss

When The Anchoress was failing at her Lenten penance, she shifted gears ... and found herself right back in the same place.Slightly chagrined, I made an adjustment back to the most basic of basics: fa ... discuss

Abortionist Willie Parker and writer Amanda Marcotte are some of the most radical, illogical abortion activists out there today. The two got together recently for an interview about Parker’s new ... discuss

  I’m joining with Carolyn Astfalk at My Scribbler’s Heart and Catholic Mom for An Open Book. Here’s what I’ve been reading: Broken Brain, Fortified Faith By Virginia Pi ... discuss

The Iowa House passed a bill Wednesday that would ban most abortions in the state at 20 weeks of pregnancy. The bill passed 55-41 and heads back to the Senate for a final vote before going to Gov. Ter ... discuss

This article was written by John Milloy and published by National Newswatch on April 4.John Milloy is a former Ontario Liberal MPP and cabinet ministerCanadians ask a lot of our physicians – ye ... discuss

Dear Lord,I sit here alone with my thoughts wondering if you will ever forgive me. Why do I continue to fail you? I'm failing you because I‘m turning away from the precious gift of having a child ... discuss

I did not have very affectionate parents. Products of their own upbringings, I actually never remember them saying they loved me, or showing any signs of outward affection. I am not sure if it was jus ... discuss

  By Virginia Pillars Familius LLC, 2016 Available From: Familius LLC, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Exisle-Publishing, Walmart, Rakuten.com, Target Awards: The Catholic Writers Guild Seal of Approv ... discuss

Peacekeepers often demand silence.  They will ask you to act (pretend) like everything is okay.  They will change subjects, misdirect conversation, formulate incoherent narratives.  They will somet ... discuss

In Depression, Sin & Self-Reformation Byron Yawn contrasts these two emphases when comparing pietism (which he equates with American evangelicalism) with reformed theology. He says: “While [piet ... discuss

Jesus must judge us, but he does so by judging himself. That is the look we cannot stand—the gaze of someone who is really innocent taking the scorn and shame we deserved without seeking revenge. In ... discuss

“Time and again I’ve found that the greatest antidote to anxiety is to consistently remind myself of the unshakable promises we have in God’s word. When a circumstance suddenly threatens our ... discuss

by Phil Kerpen, Contributing Author: Politicians have been promising us for years they would repeal Obamacare – and so far they’ve delivered nothing.Congress is now determined to sweep Obamacare u ... discuss

by Dr. Jack Sternberg, Contributing Author: Whenever I write about healthcare it usually causes problems. As a physician, it’s impossible for me not to feel the pain of those patients who are not i ... discuss

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a new law Friday that will increase protections for babies born alive after a failed abortion. The bill passed last week amid breaking news about a top Planned Parenthoo ... discuss

State Rep. Tina Liebling does not share with most Minnesotans their desire to protect innocent unborn human life, according to Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL), the state’s oldest and la ... discuss

Veronica says she does not regret having an abortion many years ago, but she still vividly remembers seeing her unborn baby’s blood in a jar at the abortion facility. “Veronica,” not her rea ... discuss

Safe and Legal in TexasSixteen-year-old Maureen Espinoza underwent a safe, legal abortion at a doctor's office in San Antonio on March 28, 1997. During the abortion, the doctor punctured Maureen's ute ... discuss

As you evaluate your own life, remember: God knows where you are. Although we don’t know where God is and we may not even know where we are, God knows our exact location, direction, and destination. ... discuss

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Fr. Charles Irvin Senior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)Blood is life-giving; it is the essential element in sustaining us in life. Babies the womb receive oxygen and nutr ... discuss

Concerns that any “ordinary person” would have about normal things – children, finances, career, relationships, health – skyrocket. Your mind immediately imagines the worst possible outcomes o ... discuss

Lily Katherine's 7th birthday celebration has lasted all of March and has been incredibly special! Just when I think enough years have passed that maybe people won't care anymore and I will be left al ... discuss

Early 20th Century IllinoisTwo Deaths in Two Days Linked to Dr. Thomas EadeGladys AndersonDuring an inquest into the March 30, 1930 death of Gladys Anderson, an 18-year-old freshman ... discuss

  Dr. Dale Klein may be the highest-paid U.S. government employee who literally does nothing while he’s on the clock. A highly rated pain management specialist at the Southeast Missouri John J. ... discuss

In this way, the Psalms show us a powerful reversal of the way we typically think about lament. We often assume that lament implies doubt. But in truth, lament is actually an act of faith. The person ... discuss

This article was published by HOPE Australia on March 26, 2017.British actress, comedian, broadcaster and disability activist, Liz Carr is in Melbourne with her show: Assisted Suicide: The Musical. Th ... discuss

An Iowa bill to protect unborn babies from painful, late-term abortions passed another hurdle on its way to becoming law on Wednesday. A state House committee approved the bill to prohibit abortions a ... discuss

Lenten Midweek 5“The Saints of Lent”Joseph - Genesis 50:15-21As a pastor, you learn that some of the best stories come from your local funeral director.  On the long slow ride from church to ... discuss

Grief can make us physically nauseous, emotionally depressed and spiritually dry. It can numb us to the realities of God’s comfort and goodness. Surrounding ourselves with the people of God, immersi ... discuss

Abortionist James Pendergraft arrives at Orlando Women’s Center in the summer of 2011. Pendergraft owns a chain of five abortion centers in Florida that specialize in late-term abortions. (C ... discuss

An Indian woman who was denied a late-term abortion this week said she hopes her child dies at birth, The Indian Express reports. The woman, 28, petitioned her country’s Supreme Court to have a ... discuss

FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE PRAYER BOOK SOCIETYThe Reverend G. G. Dunbar, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Savannah, GeorgiaI.In Bede’s Ecclesiastical History of the English People, he records the first ... discuss

This is from a series of  bulletin inserts I wrote for our church, waaaaay back in 2008. It's good for reflection now that Lent is underway and my initial fervor may have flagged. I'm just s ... discuss

What motivated you to join the pro-life movement? What continues to motivate you?I was motivated to join the pro-life movement after seeing an abortion video. It was then that I realized how real abor ... discuss

Fr. René J. Butler, M.S.Provincial Superior, La Salette Missionaries of North AmericaHartford, Connecticut(Click here for today’s readings)We are faced today with such an embarrassment of riches in ... discuss

Over the past few weeks, God has been teaching me a particular lesson. I can’t seem to escape it – I hear it on the radio, my pastor talked about it on Sunday, it’s in the books I’ve been rea ... discuss

Though Scripture contains many promises that give parents great hope their children will follow him, it doesn’t guarantee a painless pleasure cruise. The Bible has many promises that believers will ... discuss

Joy is available. The best kind of goodness exists at God’s feet in His throne room. There we can find joy, and peace, and satisfaction. But God’s version of good is not like the temporary earthly ... discuss

Tennessee lawmakers moved forward a bill on Tuesday that would prohibit abortions on unborn babies after 20 weeks. The state House health committee approved the bill Tuesday, moving it to the full sta ... discuss

A lecturer at the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium is under fire for calling abortion “murder” in a document to about 100 students. The 15-page document, which contained philosophical arg ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator is seeking marketing information, sales records and studies from manufacturers of the top-selling opioid products in the United States to determine whether dru ... discuss

Reality TV can reveal some painful realities at times. I was recently watching a reality television show in which cast members grimaced as they listened to a description of the barbaric mistreatment o ... discuss

7 years ago today, Lily was taken over state lines from North Carolina where she was born to my home state of Virginia where she would forever remain on this Earth. I sat in the car beside the little ... discuss

Days like today are the days nobody remembers... nobody but me that is. Today is March 27th and to most, it's just another Spring day. But for me, it will always be the day my daughter's body was laye ... discuss

Rep. Tim Walz, who announced his run for governor this morning, has compiled an extreme voting record on abortion that places him far outside the mainstream of Minnesotans, according to Minnesota Cit ... discuss

The notorious late-term abortionist LeRoy Carhart, 75, who has killed one abortion patient and hospitalized at least 15 others in the past five years, has seriously injured yet another abortion patien ... discuss

You cannot fix it. Loving the hurting opens us up to the temptation to see ourselves as the sufferer’s personal savior. But they do not need you—they need Christ. Comfort is about redirecting some ... discuss

Take full responsibility. It was, after all, your decision or your action that caused the hurt. If there were reasons for your actions, state them, but do not use them as excuses. And don’t pass the ... discuss

Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)All of us, I am sure, have read recent accounts about the decline of interest in religion among Americans. A recent s ... discuss

The Fifth Sunday of Lent (A) April 2, 2017By Msgr. Bernard BourgeoisEzekiel 37:12-14; Psalm 130; Romans 8:8-11; John 11:1-45"Untie him and let him go." (John 11: 44) Nearing the end of the s ... discuss

Keynote Address at Salvation Army/NTC Graduation Ceremony Good evening graduates, distinguished leaders, and faculty of the college. It’s an honor to be here today. As many of you already know I am ... discuss

"Oh no," I sighed as I looked at my mom. "I'm starting to feel sick... and the physical pains are worsening. My back and my legs are starting to hurt and cramp up.""Do you want us to stay home?" she a ... discuss

As I have previously written, most of my life has been one bad decision after another. This rocky road started for me when I was 14 years old and decided to leave the Catholic Church. It was all down ... discuss

Having passed overwhelmingly in both the House and Senate, a bill to ban sex-selective abortions was sent yesterday to Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson.The anti-gendercide bill is already law in Arizona, ... discuss

British mom Molly Macleod said raising a son with Down syndrome is not what she expected. But sometime life’s surprises bring unexpected joy. Macleod’s 3-year-old son, Maxwell, has done ju ... discuss

DAY 2Scott and I returned to our room and were pretty speechless.  We commented on how our birth mother truly loved this child, and maybe it would have been easier if she would have not care ... discuss

This article was published by the Sante Fe New Mexican on March 20, 2017.By John Kelly, Director of the disability rights group Second Thoughts Massachusetts.John KellyThanks to the state Senate’s r ... discuss

This is a photo I've never shared before because it's blurry and not the best angle... However, each time I look at it, memories of Lily's birth wash over me.This may have been the first photo taken o ... discuss

It seems like it was decades ago that I shared the miraculous story of how AJ became ours.  Yet, it also seems as if those days were just yesterday.  I remember every emotion, down to the de ... discuss

As I have attended and prayed through the first two days of confirmation hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch, I have had a keen ear for all things discussed related to abortion. I think every Democrat on ... discuss

In today’s society we are all about acceptance of diversity. We take great pains to show how well we accept others of different races, religions, and sexual preferences. We do this by holding social ... discuss

Repentance is not only a change of mind, but a change in action. In repentance, we are so amazed and happy for what Jesus Christ has done for us, in giving us new life, forgiveness, and eternal hope, ... discuss

This is a post I originally wrote and shared in 2012. I am reminded of it each year around this time.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Spring is officially here and for me, it's a bittersweet time of year. It reminds me ... discuss

I never thought this would be my story. Now I find myself as part of a sisterhood I never imagined, one no one wants to be a part of. Yet here I am, and there is no going back.  A few weeks ago, I fo ... discuss

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionOn Tuesday, March 14, 2017 the Minnesota Supreme Court declined to review the conviction of the Final Exit Network.On May 14, 2015, ... discuss

Another March 16th. Another would-be year older. Another year of Lily remaining my forever baby. Another year of cherishing her life and mothering her legacy.It's been 7 years of her name being writte ... discuss

This is something I wrote last year on Lily's Birthday Eve, while trying to fall asleep. It remains true today. I updated it to reflect the 7-year-mark.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~As I lay here trying to get my th ... discuss

What motivated you to join the pro-life movement? What continues to motivate you?The prospective of changing minds and hearts on the issue of abortion motivated me to join the pro-life movement. Every ... discuss

This photo was taken 7 years ago today, the day before my due date. The last picture of me carrying Lily Kat. I can hardly believe I was so big! ❤️It was taken at my friend's baby shower. I m ... discuss

I originally shared this on this date in 2012... 💕Today, March 12th, is the day I had guessed Lily would be born, when really it's the day I now believe she was born into Heaven. My doctor sai ... discuss

Oh, Lent 2017... you're throwing me some massive curveballs I wasn't anticipating. As I mentioned in the last post, on Thursday I went to my follow-up appointment with my doctor following Tuesday's E. ... discuss

Being Pro-life to encompasses many things.  It doesn't mean just being anti-abortion but truly being Pre-life to me means just that, making life better, not just preventing untimely death.   ... discuss

On Monday afternoon -- after I wrote the last blog post -- my toothaches (yes, it became plural) were so terrible that I asked to be squeezed in by a local dentist to get checked out in the case of an ... discuss

Welcome to all new and old visitors. Your anonymity is protected here. We don't go looking for who visits or from where, but it just wrenches our hearts when people find our blog from google searches ... discuss

"Till selfish gain no longer stain, The banner of the free!" Happened across this on Youtube quite by accident. Brought tears to my eyes, for several reasons. The gravestone and soldier scenes in par ... discuss

On 4 March 2017, I will be speaking at a medical conference in Madison, Wisconsin. Below are my speaking notes. I can be contacted at HumanLifeMatters@shaw.ca.___________This session is entitled ... discuss

Hit the road. “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink, or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food and the body more than clothing ... discuss

We are about to enter into the holiest time of the Catholic year:  Lent.  But what makes it such a holy time? Most people view Lent as basically a time to give up something that you really l ... discuss

A political science professor of mine from Cedarville University, Mark Smith, recently wrote that “Science fiction is at its best when it holds up a polished mirror, so that the viewer might see the ... discuss

From the Dirksen Senate Office Building, I walked up to the United States Supreme Court, until my toes kissed the first step. I stood gazing up at the impenetrable bronze doors. Looking foolish with a ... discuss

Deep breath in. I've been feeling incredibly restless in my faith and with myself and I know it's due to my lack of Mass attendance and trips to the confessional. Exhale.You guys know that I ... discuss

By Jonathon Van MarenThe last time cabinet minister Maryam Monsef made the news, the occasion was her bungled handling of the Liberals’ short-lived plan to enact electoral reform. Now, Monsef has ap ... discuss

Via Wikimedia Commons cc 2.0Is there really life after death?  Or is this life all there is?  It's a question that we ignore, we toss aside, and eventually ponder.  It's a question that ... discuss

Robbed of a broader meaning to our lives, we appear to have entered an era of mass obsession, usually with ourselves: our appearance, our health and fitness, our work, our sex lives, our children̵ ... discuss

Question: "Some have argued that the verses in Proverbs regarding corporal punishment are referring to the punishment of adults and not to children. Can you clarify?"Let's take a look at a couple of t ... discuss

Here are some quotations from great thinkers. Enjoy. "Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness."- Martin Luther King ... discuss

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“This life's dim windows of the soul, Distorts the heavens from pole to pole, And leads you to believe a lie When you see with, not through, the eye.”― William BlakeDo you remembe ... discuss

When I say I am ProLife I mean I oppose abortion, but that is only a start.  I oppose abortion but I am for giving women every help they need to avoid abortion.  I would like to see a day wh ... discuss

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ― Aristotle What is our value as individuals?Apart from our inherent will to survive, we continuously make an assessment of ourselves and ... discuss

“Beware that, when fighting monsters, you yourself do not become a monster... for when you gaze long into the abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.”― Friedrich NietzscheHave you ever tripped on ... discuss

Tomorrow my beautiful daughter turns ten years old. She is such a perfect soul, a gift from God that I treasure at every moment. I'll never forget the first time I held her in my arms. She was so quie ... 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

October Baby has been on every pro-lifers radar over the past few months, and as much as I wanted to see it, I didn't have high expectations. I didn't know much of the story line, I just knew it was a ... discuss

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Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: thank you. WE, the citizens of America, are now joined in a gr ... 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

You have read about Gary Glenn on these pages before.  We believe he is one of America's most promising political leaders.  Gary was elected to the Michigan House of Representatives in ... discuss

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Let me tell you about me and my sciatica! As you may know, the sciatic nerve is the biggest, longest nerve in your body.  It was three years ago that sciatic pain down my right leg first began,  At ... discuss

When I look back over a year that had run its course, especially what I read for that year, I sometimes experience disappointment because I didn't read as much as I had wanted to. This year is one of ... discuss

 MIDNIGHT MASS SOLEMNITY OF THE NATIVITY OF THE LORDHOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI Saint Peter's BasilicaTuesday, 25 December 2007 Dear Brothers and Sisters,"The time came for Mary to b ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 21, 2016 / 08:34 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After the recent unauthorized ordination of bishops in China, which falls just ahead of a major meeting for Chinese Catholic representatives, th ... discuss

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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

Westchester, N.Y., Dec 12, 2016 / 11:02 pm (CNA).- What if proof for God's existence – and our very souls – could be found within our DNA? Published in September of this year by Howard Bo ... 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

By Gerrit Van DorlandDoing “Choice” Chain outside the gates of your own university campus is different. I spent the last two summers doing full-time pro-life activism on busy street corners all ov ... discuss

Not everyone is hooting and hollering about the 20 week abortion ban passed yesterday byThe Texas House of Representatives.While the temps soared to the boiling point this month over the proposed rest ... 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

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’ve recently become a major fan of the History Channel show “Forged by Fire”.  It is a reality/game show where contestants compete to turn raw materials into finished knives thru the proce ... discuss

I am blessed with three healthy children, but one of them was (incorrectly) diagnosed with down syndrome. We declined to abort him (of course) and are so glad he is part of our life. In our case it wa ... discuss

Here’s a link to a very good commentary by Elyse Smith on a bill that would legalize physician-assisted suicide in DC. http://www.cultureoflife.org/2016/09/29/assisted-suicide-d-c/ Here’s ... discuss

As the Guardian reports,Turkey has recalled its ambassador from Berlin after German MPs approved a motion describing the massacre of Armenians by Ottoman forces a century ago as genocide – a decisio ... 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




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