Yearly Archives: 2013

Birth Control Quotes From Yesteryear

When our pastor gets disgusted with this or that modern behavior in the church or culture he often preaches from the pulpit that “You didn’t see anyone doing this or that 50 or 100 years ago!”  That inspired me to

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Gleaning Gems of Wisdom

The deep furrows traced on her gentle hand reminded me of a fresh-plowed field of sod. As she cuddled my newborn brother, I marveled at the difference time and trials had made in her wrinkled skin, once so fresh and

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Pro-Choice vs Pro-Life: Where do you draw the line?

We had an interesting experience with at the Planned Parenthood on Babcock Rd. today.  The boyfriend of one of their clients decided to stand with us holding up a pink “Pro-Choice” sign he made on the spot.  I was

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5 Things You SHOULD Say to the Parent of a Baby with Down Syndrome

This is the second part to my earlier post: “5 Things Not to Say to the Parent of a Baby with Down Syndrome.” Our friends and family, and even strangers, have said many wonderful things to us about Taylor since

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5 Things Not to Say to the Parent of a Baby with Down Syndrome

When we encounter a difficult situation, we often don’t know what to say. We feel obligated to say something, and often say the first thing that pops into our minds, without really thinking about it. This is understandable, and I

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Comment on Anti-Law

Here is a comment I made on an Anti-Law blog post I thought worth re-posting here: The Bible clearly says we are both justified by faith and that we are justified by works. I never understand that fully until I

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Hard Questions

Taylor’s Diagnosis Story Part Two Hard Questions How did this happen? Did I do something wrong? Was it the coffee I drank? Or the prenatal vitamins I sometimes forgot to take? Is God punishing us? What will he look like?

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