Freedom to Choose - Choose Life A Moral Dilemma: A family member asked me my opinion on an article about a Jewish woman who had to make the choice to abort a baby who was so badly deformed, it would not be viable outside of the body. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tamara-mann/heartbeat-involuntary-miscarriage-and-voluntary-abortion-in-ohio_b_2050888.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000003 The doctors deemed maintaining the pregnancy until … Continue reading Women’s Rights – “Women must be given freedom to make informed choices!”
"Mom, You need a man! I am worried about you when I finally have to leave." As I sat at a table with my daughter and her two friends, who had just finished telling me how I would die old and lonely if I didn't get out there and find a man, I interrupted their youthful banter … Continue reading “Mom! You Need A Man!” A different calling
Again, I have many wonderful, fiscally conservative friends, who are truly Christians, but the Republican Party of today is a perversion of the beautiful teachings of Christ. Republican version of reality: Protect the rich while you gut, instead of reform social programs that serve the poor, in the name of "fiscal" responsibility. Accuse the poor … Continue reading “Right”eous Elitism and Hypocrisy
The Evolution of Scientific Thinking...Mesopotamia - Modern Day Iraq: I have a student who is an Iraq vet. He approached me after class and wondered if I wanted to see his pics from Mesopotamia...modern day Iraq. We had been discussing the evolution of scientific thinking, which included contributions from Sumer, Egypt..and so forth. I was … Continue reading An Iraq Vet’s Unexpected Gift ….
How do we judge the character of our President? I was sent an email in 2008 by a "prayer warrior," charismatic, Catholic friend. The gist of her email was that our president hated white people and America and would stand with Muslims if they were threatened and was engaged in a secret plot to dismantle … Continue reading How do we judge the character of our President?