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The Relentless Pursuit of Perfection

Years ago my first husband gave me a Venus comb Murex shell. It was so beautiful, so perfect, I couldn’t even look at it. It wasn’t until the brass stand on which it stood tarnished that I was able to … Continue reading

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My letter from Mother Teresa

I recently came across a hand-typed letter Mother Teresa wrote me in 1994 and it occurs to me it ought to be shared. . I had just written the biography of abortion survivor Gianna Jessen, GIANNA: Aborted and Lived to … Continue reading

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Joy: You get what you pray for

(I accidentally posted this a few weeks ago, before I intended to. Pretend it’s new.) “When my father and mother forsake me, then the LORD will take me up.” Psalm 27:10 I was 19, newly born again. I loved my … Continue reading

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Joy: My biscuit tin bonsai

If I were to design my own perfect biscuit tin bonsai, it would have moss and ferns in it. Big flat stones or interesting pebbles. A few fallen maple leaves. The bark of a big tree. If my bonsai were … Continue reading

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‘Unplanned’ Director Says Abortion Workers Are Leaving the Industry Due to the Film

“Unplanned” exploded the lies that an unborn baby is “part of a woman’s body,” “just cells,” ” blob of tissue,” and “incapable of feeling pain.” Since the movie’s debut, up to 1% of Planned Parenthood clinic workers across the country … Continue reading

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Christian Mom Asia Bibi’s Ten-Year Nightmare is Finally Over as She is Safely Reunited with Her Family in Canada

Jordan Sekulow May 08th, 2019 Today marks a huge victory for a Christian woman and for religious freedom, as after suffering a 10-year nightmare ordeal, Asia Bibi is finally, officially, safe and free. According to reports from multiple news outlets, … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN SOJOURN 56: Giurgiu, Romania (Day 22)

  All we saw of Giurgiu, Romania: View of our boat (now the Viking Aegir) from shore. View of the town from our boat, across another boat: View of the shore immediately beside our boat: a badly pock-marked single lane … Continue reading

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