9 Days of Prayer For Life…

... I am fortunate enough to live within reasonable driving distance to the Washington DC area, which gives me the geographical advantage of being able to attend the March for Life. Ok, so I've only been to one march; and what an experience it was. Unfortunately, this year the day job, yes I have a real job (two, in fact), prevents me from making it. That doesn't mean I can't be there in spirit. In fact, anyone who can't make the trip, either because of distance or time, can spiritually join the … [Read more...]

That awkward moment when the media realizes the Pope’s still Catholic…

... It looks something like this.VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis made his toughest remarks to date on abortion when he called the practice "horrific" on Monday."It is horrific even to think that there are children, victims of abortion, who will never see the light of day," the pontiff said during his yearly address to diplomats accredited to the Vatican, a speech known as his "State of the World" address.Conservatives in the Roman Catholic Church had previously accused the pope of … [Read more...]

How The Nine Days Of Prayers Comforted Me While I Fought Demons…

... With the upcoming March For Life, the topic of abortion seems to be every where at the moment. Because of this it's been on my mind daily. Perhaps these daily reminders is what triggered the event that happened this morning.My first waking thought hit me like a sledge hammer and I was instantly transported back ten years. I was standing alone in a sterile room wearing a hospital gown. In my hand was the sheet that I had pulled back off the portable suction machine that sat in the corner. … [Read more...]

Fifteen years later and silent no more…

... The bumper sticker read, “Having an abortion does not make you un-pregnant, it makes you the mother of a dead baby”. The word "mother" struck me because “mother” is such a powerful word. It conjures many meanings, and when a woman becomes one she is fundamentally changed. “Mother” as a verb means to nurture, care for and protect. “Mother” as a noun means a female person who is pregnant with or gives birth to a child; or a female person whose egg unites with sperm, resulting in the conception … [Read more...]