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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…

Card Making, Brittany Maynard, and the Virtue of Hope

7 years ago

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It has been a while since I have stopped by here.  Today, however, I just really feel like I need to put some thoughts down…adding to the plethora of articles and online chatter surrounding a beautiful young woman who chose to end her life this past weekend. I first heard about Brittany Maynard on Facebook…

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…

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