Activist with Chronic Illness

Amy Carmichael was born 100 years before me. She was an activist in every sense. She established an orphanage to rescue children in India. Some of the children were trafficking victims or those who were at risk to be prostituted in the temples for the...

Ban Abortion, Except…

NH Lawmakers saw a bill come through the House of Representatives that proposed to ban abortion after the child attains an age and the capability to live outside of the womb, separated from his or her mother because abortion kills a baby.The bill supporters specified...

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It’s Time to Take Sides

Remember when you were a kid in school and someone was picked as captain of the team and they got to pick all the other kids they wanted on their team? Depending on the game, there would often be the same few kids left waiting...

Is there Life Off-Line?

I had all but forgotten what it was like to sweep off my front steps. They get the morning sun and it had broken 40 degrees outside, so I brushed our Labrador Retriever out there. We heat with wood. Tiny woodchips and ash are as...

Reproductive Justice

What the heck does that mean? Reproductive Justice?Reproductive is defined as 1. serving to reproduce or 2. concerned with or pertaining to reproduction.Reproduction is 1. a reproducing or being reproduced 2. something made by reproducing; copy, close imitation, duplication, etc. or 3. the process, sexual...

I’m fine –it’s just pain

 We smile and nod when people ask us how we are. If you are like a lot of people with chronic or neurological Lyme Disease, the thought of answering the question conjures up no end to excuses to answer with a polite, “I’m fine” rather...