Life-Affirming – the Collection

A collection of my blog posts on the topic of protecting the rights of unborn children: Roe v Wade finally gets overturned on the day the church celebrates the nativity of St. John the Baptist: https://wordpress.com/post/mirrorneurons.blog/10253 Sonogram of an unborn https://wordpress.com/post/mirrorneurons.blog/9615 The under-400 club; children who were born weighing less than 400 grams and survived:…

The Nativity of St. John the Baptist

“One giant leap for mankind.” That is how astronaut Neil Armstrong described his first step on the moon in 1969. Today, June 24, 2022, the church celebrates another giant leap for humankind – the overturn of the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in the United States. The legal rights of an entire segment…

My Friend, the Stamp Collector

He taught me a new way to detach stamps from envelopes. I had been taught to soak the envelopes in water for several minutes until the stamps came off. He showed be how, instead of soaking them, you spray the stamps with a citrus cleanser and they come off almost immediately. We remove stamps from…

A Cloud Hid Him

At the Ascension Day worship service that I attended this year when the reader came to part in the ascension story from Acts, chapter one, “And a cloud took him out of their sight,” he stopped. He stopped so that one of the assisting ministers could step forward and extinguish the Christ candle, the candle…