Abortion Isn’t Small Talk

Abortion will never be dinner conversation. No one enjoying dinner with acquaintances is going to ask if you've had an abortion recently. Holiday meals with extended family wouldn't be the place to announce that either. A jovial chat around the water cooler at the office will...

Lyme Life ~Nobody Dies Suddenly

Some people will certainly find the title offensive. Some will immediately balk. Some will think of loved ones or acquaintances who were killed in an accident. Others know someone who died of an illness without warning.It’s true that people die without long drawn-out illness. It...

Saving My Baby Saved My Life

Often, I hear people say that pro-lifers only care about the baby before he or she is born. They rail against sidewalk advocates, screaming profanities or demanding they go home and find something better to do. Of course, I am speaking from experience.As I stood out in...

Lyme Life ~ New Growth

Have you ever noticed that new growth on plants is usually red? I noticed it this spring as the sugar maples were starting to bud. Premature babies are very red too. I had seen a photo of a miscarried baby at 19 weeks old this...

Control the Conversation About Abortion

So many times I hear media personalities, who are trained in communication skills, divert the truth of abortion. They say things like, "Would you deny women the right to get an abortion?" or "How can you force a woman to carry the pregnancy to term?"...

Lyme Life Monday ~Food

I have a love - hate relationship with food. I think a lot of Americans do. Life with Lyme Disease means we have to look at everything we do in life and think about how it will affect us in a day or three. Food...

Pregnancy Help Center Policy

Most pregnancy centers have policy manuals that dictate how volunteers and staff treat clients , guests and each other. They provide helpful ways of supporting women to choose life in unplanned or crisis situations. Some may even have a section about how to communicate with...