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Tag: Dignity of the Human Person

Declaring His Praise

Burutu
6 years ago

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It’s been a while since I have posted.  I have been busy preparing for some events this month, plus making a boatload of birthday cards for friends and family.  Lots of fall birthdays! As I have been working on some talks, I went through a file of presentations from several years ago.  It’s funny to…

Grab Your Umbrella…and Make Sure it’s Yellow!

              Yesterday, I had the privilege of speaking at a Leadership Retreat for Students for Life Illinois (SFLI.)  I shared with these dynamic young adults how much I love their organization!  You see, I am 50 years old…old enough to be their mother…and when I was in college, there was…

I May Have a “Deformed” Left Hand, but…

7 years ago

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Earlier this week, I read an article that both angered and saddened me.  The title grabbed my attention, because it specifically mentions “a ‘deformed’ left hand.”  I almost could not finish reading it.  An Australian woman chose to have an abortion because her unborn child would have a physical “problem” and might face discrimination in…

Pregnancy & Infant Loss: Remembering Gabriel

7 years ago

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Today is Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day.  In many communities, memorial services will be held and candles will be lit in honor of the babies many of us lost far too soon. I will speaking tonight here in Danville, as I have done for several years now. It’s always a quiet service, attended by…

A few thoughts on “After Tiller”

7 years ago

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By now, you may have heard that PBS will be showing a film tonight entitled “After Tiller” as an installment in their POV series. This film has received numerous accolades from abortion rights supporters across the country. In this film four abortionists are interviewed, and we are supposed to admire their “courage” for being willing…

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