Inconvenient Truths

When Norma McCorvey was approached, she agreed to the terms laid out by the lawyers; she would sign the documents they'd prepared.  Norma was Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade. The laws protected most preborn babies in Texas.  The lawyers challenged the law by claiming Roe was...

Responsibility

Critical Defense Institute, Manchester NHMy coach, nearly every time I am in class and sometimes when I am not, comments that I am a type A personality.  “It’s ok.” he says, “I get you.  I am the same way.” He comments because I will think...

The Next Step

Are you ready for the next step? Is it a business change, a promotion opportunity or an additional  relationship?  Maybe it is a volunteer position that has opened.  You can do anything, right?For most of us fear of the unknown or fear of loss keeps...

Hard Cases

I was staffing a table at the Women's Expo, here in NH this spring when  young girl approached the booth.  We had a nice assortment of prenatal models and gestational development information.  We also had some birth control brochures and a basket full of models...

Excuse Me, NH Senators

The auto response from the NH State Senators is hardly reasonable. Some presume to “face-palm” NH Constituents.  In anticipation of an upcoming vote to impose law on NH citizens, the response to email requesting representation is an impersonal snub.For example: They auto respond that if...

Remembering Memorial Day

This is my Father-in-law's flag.  He was a sergeant in WWII.  I never had the chance to meet him.  He served our country with honor and dignity.The Flag is woven. You can get a feel for how heavy it is by looking at the stars....

Dear Candidate

Dear Political Candidate,My name is Darlene. We have not met.  I've been told that you are not ProLife.  You are listed as a Republican on the Republican ballot here in NH.ProLife is a modern term that usually means anti-abortion to most people.  It means a...

The Most Marginalized

Luke 15:4What man of you, having an hundred sheep, if he lose one of them, doth not leave the ninety and nine in the wilderness, and go after that which is lost, until he find it?Hear, Jesus alludes to a magnificent truth.  God cares for the...

Teddy Bears and Tattletales

Teach your kids to talk.  No one likes a constant tattle tale, but silence is the enemy. There are so many problems that can be handled with some discussion.  Everyone develops at their own pace and by their own unique path.  It is amazing to me...

A.C.T.

Over the weekend, I spoke at Connecticut Right to Life’s (CTRTL) Annual Convention.  I’d planned to tell my abbreviated life story. I’d be tying in aspects of the fact that I was conceived by rape and how that affected me. Then, that I was a...