Take a Stand for Life

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Why do I stand for life? I stand for life in thanksgiving to Mike’s mother who chose life for him instead of abortion and then selflessly gave him a new life through adoption. I stand for life for my children, especially for Leo who I was told I should abort. They bring so many people joy and hope. I stand for life for my children that I carried and yet was not able to keep this side of heaven. I stand for the dignity of ALL life. Every life is sacred; every life matters. I stand for the poor, the broken, the disabled, the elderly, the sick, those who are suffering, the born and the unborn. I stand for YOU regardless of your race, your religion, your sexual preference, your gender, or any other qualifier you may embrace. I stand for life because God deemed each and every person to be worthy of standing for. I pray you will stand alongside of me to defend all human life.

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2 thoughts on “Take a Stand for Life

  1. Thank you for sharing your passionate voice. I feel your deep love and caring for humanity. I feel deeply about many of the same things. And I believe in my freedom to choose. So between us there seems to be a deep and fast flowing uncrossable river. I write not to try and convince you to change what you believe so passionately in, I write as I wonder how we might connect. How we might embrace our differences in celebration of our worthiness. Because we matter.

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    1. Hi Wendy,
      Thank you so much for writing and for being so kind and compassionate in your correspondence. I’m not sure how to bridge that gap that divides us. I think that the kindness that exists in peaceful conversations like this is the first step though. Too often I see people being rude and ugly to one another and that has never (at least in my experience) changed anyone’s heart or mind.

      And I agree with you… we all matter and are worthy. I think that’s why I am so adamantly pro-life (as you will see if you are able to read an article I have scheduled for Monday morning that deals with a project my children and I are doing regarding personal worth and making sure others know they are worthy and loved). My pro-life stance simply begins with the right to life but it extends to all aspects of life. I think those areas are another place we can begin to build that bridge as they are perhaps less divisive and volatile.

      Thank you for your comment. I am truly interested in building bridges. I know both sides feel very passionately about the beliefs they hold; I also know that many of those beliefs come from a place of love… at least for me (and I suppose I can’t speak for anyone else) it does. I think by respecting each other through peaceful and kind conversation we can begin that process. It simply takes two people to start it… 🙂

      Have a blessed night!
      Michelle

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