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Becoming…Real

”You become. It takes a long time...Generally, by the time you’re Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes drop out and you get loose in the joints and very shabby. But these things don’t matter at all..” A friend posted this photo recently on FB, and...

Don’t Go Deaf to the Beauty of Who You Are

“What’s the greatest lesson you’ve learned in your life?” Someone asked me this recently, and I’ll be honest: I had to pause and really think about it. I’ve lived what feels like many lives, in seemingly every corner of my life: my career, my knowledge about my life...

That’s Okay!

There’s a handful of phrases you will hear frequently at our house. “I love you,” of course, is one of them. “Lexi, off,” is another, thanks to our rather energetic dog. “I got it,” is another, compliments of the stage of development our five-year-old is in, which has...

Why IS It Wrong I Was Aborted (Even If It Was Unsuccessful

Why It’s Wrong I Was Aborted (Unsuccessfully): 5)̶ ̶B̶e̶c̶a̶u̶s̶e̶ ̶I̶’̶m̶ ̶n̶o̶w̶,̶ ̶a̶s̶ ̶a̶n̶ ̶a̶b̶o̶r̶t̶i̶o̶n̶ ̶s̶u̶p̶p̶o̶r̶t̶e̶r̶ ̶c̶a̶l̶l̶e̶d̶ ̶m̶e̶,̶ ̶a̶ ̶“̶s̶u̶c̶c̶e̶s̶s̶ ̶s̶t̶o̶r̶y̶,̶”̶ ̶a̶s̶ ̶a̶ ̶w̶r̶i̶t̶e̶r̶,̶ ̶s̶p̶e̶a̶k̶e̶r̶,̶ ̶a̶n̶d̶ ̶M̶a̶s̶t̶e̶r̶’̶s̶...

An even greater appreciation for Mother’s Day

Originally published at National Right to Life News and Views on May 6, 2020. The celebration of Mother’s Day is rife with heart-warming tributes to the women who make our world go around—the mothers, grandmothers, aunts, and mother figures who sacrificially pour into...

Speaking Life

Have you ever read or used a quote, perceiving it to have one meaning, but over time, experienced its meaning change? I realized this recently when I looked at this picture: Speak Life. I’ve used the term frequently over the years. And I’ve meant what I’ve said when...

Mercy and My Abortionist

Dr. Kelberg. The abortionist who should have taken my life. Hardly a day has gone by in the last two decades that I haven’t thought about him. Wondered about him. What led him to become an abortionist? How did he feel about his dual career as both an abortionist and...

Victim to Victor

We hear a lot about victims in our society. Yes, there are victims of horrible circumstances and experiences, including sexual assault, domestic violence, childhood abuse and neglect, just to name a few. We also often describe the children who are aborted...

Readjusting Your Normal

I’m just readjusting my normal. Life happens. Unexpected things occur, circumstances continuously change. Our children grow, we age, we lose people we love, we leave places where we had laid down roots. The list of how life happens and seemingly at breakneck speed,...