Uniting for Life

ChelseaPro Life, Right to Life0 Comments

Pope Benedict XVI and Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew I recently signed a joint declaration committing themselves to the defense of human life: “‘Catholics and Orthodox are called to work together,’ the joint declaration says, ‘to promote respect for the rights of every human being, created in the image and likeness of God.’” *sigh* Nothing brings people together quite like the desire … Read More

Pro-Life Advocate Laid to Rest

ChelseaPersonal, Pro Life, Right to Life0 Comments

I told you earlier that a dear friend of mine died a few days ago. Today he no doubt helped delay a pretty serious ice/snow storm so that his funeral and burial could continue as scheduled. He was an agressive defender of human life and will be sorely missed, but I believe that he will be an even greater help … Read More

Life is Worth Loving

ChelseaFamily, Pro Life, Right to Life, Suffering2 Comments

In this article for the UK Times, sports writer Simon Barnes reflects on his experience of living with and loving his son, Eddie, who has Down’s syndrome. It is a beautiful testimony and relavent given the current situation in the UK with doctors seeking permission to kill disabled infants. As I said in a previous post, disabled children are human … Read More

The Race is on in Florida

ChelseaEmbryonic Stem Cell Research, Personal, Politics, Pro Life0 Comments

Supporters of embryonic stem cell research are working hard to get enough signatures to put a constitutional amendment on the Florida ballot in 2008. The amendment would require the state to spend $20 million annuallly on embryonic stem cell research for 10 years. But it looks like the opposition is gathering signitures for an initiative of their own. See here … Read More

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

ChelseaAbortion, Personal, Pro Life0 Comments

I wish everyone a very happy and blessed Thanksgiving. I will be having a quiet day with my family here in Missouri. Every year we go see a movie, so we will be going to see “Happy Feet” tomorrow. I have been in a cooking frenzy lately, so I will be contributing to the Thanksgiving meal. I made pumpkin bread … Read More

“Married Love and the Gift of Life”

ChelseaFamily, Marriage, Pro Life, Religion, Right to Life0 Comments

For the first time in almost 40 years the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops released a statement reiterating the Church’s position on contraception and the meaning of the marital embrace. Married love is meant to be a total gift of self, holding nothing back. The use of contraception witholds a spouse’s fertility from that gift and says, “I give … Read More

Common Sense

ChelseaAbortion, Pro Life0 Comments

Like parental notification for minors and a 24 hr. waiting period, it is just common sense for abortion clinics to have annual safety inspections. Apparently Alabama is just now figuring that out. Any place that wants to be considered a “health clinic” should be held to the highest standards of safety, especially when you consider the methods used to perform … Read More