AIN’T I A WOMAN? Sojourner Truth, and the Liberation of America’s Smallest Women

On March 8, 2011, feminists observed the centenary of International Women’s Day—a day when we remember the struggles of women in the fight against gender discrimination, and celebrate the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future.I would like to dedicate this post to the smallest of women:  those who have not yet seen the light of day, but for whom Jesus also died.  These smallest women, still unborn, have been generated in the heart of God, and have b … [Read more...]

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BABY-KILLING IN PHILIPPINE MYTHOLOGY: Planned Parenthood As Manananggal

IN PHILIPPINE MYTHOLOGY, there is a monster known as a “manananggal.” A fearsome creature, the manananggal is a beautiful older woman who preys on unsuspecting pregnant women in their homes. The vampire-like manananggal destroys the developing fetus in the womb, killing it by sucking the child’s heart.The myth is full of weirdness: The manananggal splits into two—and while her lower torso remains behind, the upper torso, aided by huge, bat-like wings, flies off into the night, seeking an unsu … [Read more...]

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By the Babe Unborn

I have nothing to add to the profound musings of G.K. Chesterton.  I just ran across this beautiful poem by the prolific English writer and apologist--I thought you'd enjoy. By the Babe Unborn If trees were tall and grasses short, As in some crazy tale, If here and there a sea were blue Beyond the breaking pale,   If a fixed fire hung in the air To warm me one day through, If deep green hair grew on great hills, I know what I should do.   In dark I lie; dreaming that there Are gre … [Read more...]

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