Everybody Dies. Lent Reminds Us of That.

By Ken Lund [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

It seems the news lately has been full of death:  We've lost Hollywood idols like Robin Williams and Joan Rivers, '60s rock stars like Leslie Gore, politicians like Mario Cuomo.  "60 Minutes" host Bob Simon, and 21 Coptic martyrs. The New York Times' David Carr entered eternity on the same day as Ahmad Givens, star of VH1's "Real Chance of Love.".Every day, souls are propelled off this planet, separated from the twisted bodies which had been their flimsy wrapper for fifty, sixty, ninety y … [Read more...]

Twins Born 87 Days Apart–And That 23-Week-Old Newborn Is Astonishing!

Twins born 87 days apart

Amy Elliott was only 1 lb. 3 oz. when she was born four months early, leaving her twin sister Katie behind in the womb.  The Daily Mail reported the story of the Irish twins whose unusual births 87 days apart have set a Guinness World Record for "the longest interval between the births of twins." Tiny Amy was born on June 1, 2012, after her mother's water broke prematurely.  She was not expected to live--but she did, and she was joined by her 5 lb., 10 oz. sister Katie 87 days later.  L … [Read more...]

Seals & Crofts Get Into the Act: They, Too, Were Pro-Life

Thank you to Joe Shannon for sharing Seals & Crofts' song with me.  "Unborn Child" is not one of the songs that I had on my list, but I'm pleased to pass this along to you. … [Read more...]